There were sickening scenes earlier today in the Madrid 7’s after USA rugby player Perry Baker suffered a horror leg break against Kenya.
His teammates were visibly distressed in the moments following the injury as medical teams set to work on the 34-year-old.
Perry Baker is arguably the most famous 7’s player in the world with the Olympics potentially less than a year away this could be a huge blow for USA Rugby and the sport overall.
The moment occurred earlier today in a group game against Kenya. They were trailing by 26-7 when the injury struck.
watch the Perry Baker injury in the video below
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Fans were concerned after the USA Rugby legend’s leg break today.
Perry has been a star name in the sport over the last decade – at time being referred to as the fastest man in rugby with a 100m sprint time of 10.58 seconds.
watch Perry Baker hit 37km at the 2019 Dubai 7’s
Here was some of the reaction on social media after the injury to the USA Rugby star.
USA finished up as pool leaders in both the men and the women’s standings on day 1 of the Madrid 7’s. – Rugby Onslaught