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A Sunday league footballer has been awarded 50,000 GBP by judges in Dortmund, Germany, after telling how a savage double-footed tackle ended his career.

Victim Michael Schmidt, 34, sued the other player after he was left in agony with a shattered knee following the tackle in a match between 9th division VfL Kemminghausen and VfB Lünen 08.

The rival player was only given a yellow card for the fowl but the player's career was ended by the tackle - and he is no longer able to carry out his job as a painter and decorator.

He started a civil action against the rival player and his wife Stefanie said after the award: "The man who caused the injuries didn't even apologise, either before or after the ruling. Who can say here the foul wasn't deliberate?"

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