The sporting arena can be a dangerous place to be at times with athletes highly susceptible to pick up injuries throughout the course of a season.

Some sportsmen have sustained injuries that have had a serious impact on their lives, with a select group of sportsmen having to retire due to injuries.

Here we take at five athletes who have sustained serious injuries in sport. Click through the following pages to see who we have included and comment in the box below if you think we have missed anyone out.

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