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First thing's first: if a gashed leg - and we mean really gashed leg - isn't for you, then it's probably safer that you look away now. 

Colorado Rapids striker Kevin Doyle was in action for the Republic of Ireland on Friday night and, well, he didn't exactly have the best evening. 

Doyle, formerly of Reading and Wolves, may well have played his part in an impressive 1-0 win for his country over Switzerland, but it's unlikely that he's in the best of spirits right now...

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Why? Well, the experienced striker picked up an injury in the first half after banging shins on a 50-50 ball with Norwich City defender Timm Klose

Incredibly, the forward turned and started to run, but the injury eventually took its toll. And, it's not surprising. 

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Horror injury 

Following the contest, Doyle took to Twitter to *show off* the injury. Interestingly, Doyle stated that it could have been worse, but we're not so sure. 

Republic of Ireland v Switzerland - International Friendly

You can see the horrifying injury for yourself here: 

Doyle, then, will now be hoping to recover in time for Euro 2016. With Ireland set to face the trio of Italy, Sweden and Belgium in France, they will need all their top players fit and raring to go. 

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