Previous Premier League striker Demba Ba endured a conceivably vocation finishing softened leg while playing up the Chinese Super League.
The Senegal forward, 31,
caved in amid a test with another player, with his left leg giving route underneath the knee as he tumbled down.
The episode happened while playing for Shanghai Shenhua in the derby against Shanghai SIPG on Sunday.
“It could end his expert profession,” said Shenhua mentor Gregorio Manzano.
Previous West Ham, Newcastle and Chelsea frontman Ba joined the Chinese side from Turkish club Besiktas for about £12m last July.
He is the division’s top scorer with 14 objectives in 18 recreations this season.