This content is streamed in such a way that it is protected and available only in a Flash format. Your device seems not to be compatible with our Flash video player.
Hernia problems are common in football as the pelvic region is subject to considerable stress during matches and training. It is caused by a tear to the stomach muscles when part of the intestine or stomach bulges through the hole and forms a painful lump. In most cases a hernia is simply a painful nuisance and it is usually possible to continue playing by wearing special clothing until a convenient time can be arranged to undergo surgery.
©UEFA.com 1998-2014. All rights reserved.