Eduardo da Silva (Arsenal) suffered a double compound fracture of his left leg (open fracture and dislocated ankle) after a challenge from Birmingham's Martin Taylor in the opening moments of the Premier League clash at St Andrews.
The injured striker underwent emergency surgery at Birmingham’s Selly Oak hospital which was successful and he was later transferred to a London hospital.
According to da Silva all he remembered was he fell and when he looked down his foot was turned the other way. The rest was just a blank. You can have a look at the incident but be warned it is brutal:
An update on the player's progress is posted on the Arsenal website