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Keenan Allen cried as he left the field after tearing ACL

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Keenan Allen might have the worst luck of any star in modern day sports.

The San Diego Chargers star suffered a knee injury in college that cost him millions of dollars in the NFL draft and he missed the majority of last season with a lacerated kidney suffered on a freak play.

That bad luck seems to have carried on into the new NFL season, as the wide receiver suffered a torn ACL during the first half of the first game of the year. Allen was in tears as he was carted off the field.


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It seems like Allen knew he had suffered a bad knee injury as soon as he hit the floor, looking in severe distress even before the medics got to him. Here is a video of the incident.

Allen was absolutely heartbroken as he was being carted off the field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The end of the above video shows Allen covering his face as tears stream down his cheeks.

This is another heartbreaking moment for a player with so much talent. Allen was a star in his rookie season, going off for over a thousand yards and eight touchdowns as a rookie. He hasn't been able to get back to that level in the next two years but 2016 was supposed to be the year where he showed everyone what he can do.

Unfortunately, that has now been taken away from the former Cal Golden Bear. The Chargers will need to rebound quickly from this loss and we hope Allen can get back to full fitness and peak performance when he eventually returns.

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