Just pray this doesn’t happen to England.
Poland’s Kamil Glik has been ruled out of the World Cup after injuring his shoulder attempting a bicycle kick in training.
The Monaco centre-back landed awkwardly after attempting a flamboyant return during a game of football tennis.
The 30-year-old underwent tests in Nice where Zbigniew Boniek, head of the Polish FA, confirmed the nation’s worst fears on Twitter.
Boniek wrote: “What a bummer, @kamilglik25 is hurt and will not go to the World Cup.”
According to AP news, a Poland doctor said the player will need at least six weeks to fully recover.
The news comes as a huge blow for Adam Nawalka’s side.
Glik is arguably Poland’s most important player after Robert Lewandowski.
He was instrumental in Monaco’s title win of 2016/17 and is the leader at the back for the national team.
And more importantly, you’ll now have to take him out of your Dream Team World Cup fantasy team.
Glik has earned 57 caps for his country since his debut in 2010.
Stuttgart defender Marcin Kaminski is set to be added to the squad as a replacement.
Maybe give the bicycle kicks a miss for a couple of weeks?
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Poland have until 24 hours before their first World Cup match to name their final squad for the tournament.
The Euro 2012 hosts kick off their campaign in Group H with a clash against Senegal on June 19, before they face Colombia and Japan.