Italian Soccer News
The 19-year-old Mattiello, currently playing on loan at Chievo from Juventus, appeared to snap his tibia when his right foot got tangled on the turf in a 50-50 ball challenge with Roma's Radja Nainggolan.
The fateful play that leaves Federico Mattiello (l.) with a broken leg.VENEZIA FILIPPO/EPA
Chievo team doctors rush to Federico Mattiello aid after he suffers a gruesome leg injury.VENEZIA FILIPPO/EPA
A teammate consoles Federico Mattiello as he's stretchered off the field.
Roma midfielder Leandro Paredes angrily confronted Mattiello immediately after the play, but once the serious nature of the injury became evident - and confirmed by the extremely graphic video - players on both teams were visibly shaken as they watched their colleague get stretchered off the field.
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