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From Harry Kane to Sergio Ramos: Football stars who wore a protective mask as Kylian Mbappe joins unique list

Published on Jun 21, 2024 06:06 PM IST
  • Kylian Mbappe will be seen donning a face mask in the upcoming UEFA Euro 2024 matches after injuring his nose against Austria.
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France's forward Kylian Mbappe dons a face mask after injuring his nose in the UEFA Euro 2024 match against Austria.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 21, 2024 06:06 PM IST

France's forward Kylian Mbappe dons a face mask after injuring his nose in the UEFA Euro 2024 match against Austria.(AFP)

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Former Arsenal and Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was also seen wearing a protective mask on several occasions in the past. During his time at Chelsea, Aubameyang wore it in the Champions League match against Red Bull Salzburg.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former Arsenal and Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was also seen wearing a protective mask on several occasions in the past. During his time at Chelsea, Aubameyang wore it in the Champions League match against Red Bull Salzburg.(AP)

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Former British star Paul Gascoigne, playing for Italian club Lazio, wears a mask to protect his cheek-bone during Lazio vs Ancona first division match at Rome's, Italy, Olympic stadium on May 16, 1993.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former British star Paul Gascoigne, playing for Italian club Lazio, wears a mask to protect his cheek-bone during Lazio vs Ancona first division match at Rome's, Italy, Olympic stadium on May 16, 1993.(AP)

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South Korea's Son Heung-min was also seen wearing the mask during the 2022 FIFA World Cup.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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South Korea's Son Heung-min was also seen wearing the mask during the 2022 FIFA World Cup.(AP)

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After sustaining an injury last season, Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo played a few matches wearing a protective mask.(X Image (@ManagingBarca)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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After sustaining an injury last season, Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo played a few matches wearing a protective mask.(X Image (@ManagingBarca))

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Carles Puyol also wore a protective mask in the past during his time at FC Barcelona.(X Image (@XtraBarcaa)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Carles Puyol also wore a protective mask in the past during his time at FC Barcelona.(X Image (@XtraBarcaa))

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Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol also played 2022 Qatar World Cup wearing a face mask after an unfortunate clash with RB Leipzig teammate Willi Orban.(X Image (@UTD_Dennis)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol also played 2022 Qatar World Cup wearing a face mask after an unfortunate clash with RB Leipzig teammate Willi Orban.(X Image (@UTD_Dennis))

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Napoli's prolific striker Victor Osimhen wore a mask due to eye socket injury he sustained while playing in late 2021. (X Image (@UTD_Dennis)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Napoli's prolific striker Victor Osimhen wore a mask due to eye socket injury he sustained while playing in late 2021. (X Image (@UTD_Dennis))

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Diogo Costa, another Chelsea player, wore mask while playing after he broke his nose in a collision with then teammate Fikayo Tomori.(X Image (@BlueSoldiersFC)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Diogo Costa, another Chelsea player, wore mask while playing after he broke his nose in a collision with then teammate Fikayo Tomori.(X Image (@BlueSoldiersFC))

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Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos also had to wear a protective mask after he was kicked in the face by Lucas Hernandez during Madrid derby.(X Image (@UTDGARNA___)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos also had to wear a protective mask after he was kicked in the face by Lucas Hernandez during Madrid derby.(X Image (@UTDGARNA___))

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English striker Harry Kane also wore the mask in 2016 after breaking his nose against Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.(X Image (@UTDGARNA___)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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English striker Harry Kane also wore the mask in 2016 after breaking his nose against Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.(X Image (@UTDGARNA___))

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Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski also had to don the mask after a broken nose and jaw in a DFB-Pokal 2015 semi-final against Borussia Dortmund. (X Image (@c0mpedsush1)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski also had to don the mask after a broken nose and jaw in a DFB-Pokal 2015 semi-final against Borussia Dortmund. (X Image (@c0mpedsush1))

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Legendary goalkeeper Petr Cech had played in a rugby-style head guard and a mask after returning from a life-threatening head injury which he sustained in 2006 while playing against Reading. (Chelsea) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Legendary goalkeeper Petr Cech had played in a rugby-style head guard and a mask after returning from a life-threatening head injury which he sustained in 2006 while playing against Reading. (Chelsea)

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