PHOTO: Chelsea star suffers HORRIFIC eye-injury on international duty

By Alex Taylor

Injuries are the worst part of football.

They end careers early and keep the best players in the world sat on the sidelines instead of wowing us on the pitch.

Number two: Rooney rates De Gea as better than Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois (pictured)

Chelsea goal keeper Thibaut Courtois

This time it’s Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois who has suffered a pretty horrific injury.

The Blues shot-stopper hurt his eye while on international duty for Belgium and it makes fairly gruesome viewing.

Check it out below:

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Nasty right?

We reckon Thibaut could be out for some time after this – let’s hope he can make a full recovery as soon as possible.

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If you want to see the young keeper doing what he does best, have a look at this below:

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In other football news, Simon Mignolet has posted his excitement at being at the top of the Premier League while on international duty.