One of the stranger stories of the summer.
But, fresh from England’s Euro 2016 exit, Chris Smalling thought he’d take a little break from it all.
And ended up in an exclusive resort in the Indonesian island of Bali.
But all has not been going to plan.
During the ‘relaxing break’, the Manchester United defender decided to learn to surf and, according to reports, suffered a heavy fall and was stung by a jellyfish.
Pictures have emerged of the former Fulham stopper on a drip in hospital while on a stretcher.
United are reportedly ‘investigating’ the incident which surely has to go down as one of the more freakish accidents to happen on holiday.
Not great news on Jose Mourinho’s first day on the job!
Man United have published a statement which confirms Smalling did spend some time in hospital.
But it was because he had food poisoning and fainted… rather than a jellyfish invasion.
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