‘Hard as nails’: Fans praise 19-year-old Watford goalkeeper Pontus Dahlberg after he suffered horror injury… but wanted to carry on playing
- Pontus Dahlberg suffered a gruesome cut to his forehead on Sunday
- The teenage goalkeeper took a knee his to face in training
- Watford fans have praised the rookie for being ‘hard as a rock’
Young Watford goalkeeper Pontus Dahlberg suffered a gruesome cut to his forehead after taking a knee to the face in training… but wanted to carry on playing.
Hornets No 1 Ben Foster shared footage of the 19-year-old’s horrific wide gash, and revealed he was ready to shake it off immediately.
He tweeted: ‘GRAPHIC CONTENT ALERT!! So this happened to our young GK in training on Sunday morning!!! Took a knee to the forehead and genuinely wanted to just get up and walk it off’.
Young Watford goalkeeper Pontus Dahlberg suffered a gruesome cut to his forehead
The 19-year-old took a knee to his face which opened up a wide gash on the forehead
Dahlberg has yet to make a single Premier League appearance since joining Watford in January
Twitter reacted with admiration for the rookie, with fans calling him ‘hard as nails’ and ‘hard as a rock’.
Another compared him to the legendary Monty Python character the Black Knight, who famously cried ‘Tis but a scratch’ after having his arm chopped off.
@AmHornet tweeted: ‘Yikes. Clearly a real man. Get healed soon Pontus.’
And @seizpool added: ‘Ouch, real toughies our keepers.’
The teenager was snapped up by Watford in January from IFK Goteborg.
He signed a five-and-a-half-year deal but has yet to make a Premier League outing.
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