Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) injuries

Even though they are relatively uncommon in football, injuries to the Posterior Cruciate ligament (PCL) can happen. Should an injury occur, most times, the player makes a full recovery.
TEAR: PCL injuries to the knee can happen in football

The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is in the knee, next to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). It passes backwards and downwards from the bottom of the thigh bone to the top of the shin bone and stops the shin bone moving backwards against the thigh bone.