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San Jose Earthquakes Keeper David Bingham Walks Off A Blow To The Head

San Jose Earthquakes' goalkeeper David Bingham looked to suffer a pretty serious head injury in Saturday's game against the New England Revolution. Trying to defend a low cross, Bingham lunged toward the top of the penalty box, where his head was hit directly by the upper body of an offensive player a teammate.

Bingham appeared to be almost knocked out in the immediate aftermath of the violent collision, not responding to some prodding from teammates for at least a couple seconds. Amazingly, less than a minute after laying face down on the ground and seemingly unable to move, Bingham was back in front of the net.

Aside from a trainer gently touching Bingham's head, and some uncomfortable glances between San Jose coaches, no one questioned whether the goalkeeper should be allowed to return.

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