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Javier Hernández is out of Bayer Leverkusen’s season opener this weekend with a hand injury he says—and would you look at that, people seem to actually believe him!—he sustained while falling down a flight of stairs at home. Taking a page from that thin volume known as Good Athlete Tweets, Chicharito has since shown off his nasty injury on Twitter for all of his followers to see [warning: this is mildly gross]:

I must admit, I’m a little concerned with the status of his surgery if the postoperative procedure was to line his wound with a bunch of the little band aids you’d use to cover a skinned knee.