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# Achilles heel

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Nightmare for Aston Villa as €30 million defender ruptures Achilles tendon
Diego Carlos will miss most of the rest of the season with an injury picked up against Everton.
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Mako Vunipola misses England’s Autumn Nations Cup final clash with France
The Saracens prop has barely trained this week due to a sore achilles and Ellis Genge takes his place at Twickenham.
'It would have been the ideal opportunity for him' - Keane reveals Arter ruled out for Ireland
The Bournemouth midfielder is set to miss out on this week’s friendly games, while a number of other players are doubts.
Messi has now missed the most La Liga penalties in Barcelona's history
The Argentine superstar failed to convert his eighth spot-kick but did score from play against Getafe.
Girl faceplants at graduation, demonstrates the perils of high heels
Every girl will feel this fall in her very bones.
7 common causes of Achilles Tendon injury
From your feet to what you’re doing with them, take this advice to avoid a nasty injury.
Deferred: Cullen to decide on Six Nations fitness next week
The Leinster captain needs surgery on both of his Achilles, but may be able to play through the pain.