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Amazing Eduardo Back In Training

An astonishing video has hit the interweb with footage of Arsenal striker Eduardo back in training.

A little over 3 months ago, Eduardo suffered a leg break, so horrific that most television companies refused to show it, by the feet of Birmingham 'gentle giant' Martin Taylor.

Amazingly Eduardo's recovery is well on it's way and now a video has been released of the Crozillian going through some pretty rigorous training I must say.

Many people, including myself, thought Eduardo's career was well and truly over after making the wrong decision to look at images of Eduardo's injury.

The news of Eddie's swift return to training will warm the hearts of all Gooners, indeed football fans in general.

Click here to view Eddie in training

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 31 2008

Time: 12:53PM

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I would walk 500 miles... Great player and a great guy!
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31/05/2008 13:00:00

If the stories that he can resume full training at the beginning of August are true, having only been out for less than 6 months then he will have lost very little. He could be back in full action as early as October. That has to be excellent news for the club and, in many ways more importantly, for him.
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31/05/2008 13:01:00

This is amazing! was just watching the video and it really is unbelievable to thionk he is back training after that horric injury, seems the kinda guy that will be back and better then ever! i really hope he does ... he is a great lad and a great player!
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31/05/2008 13:11:00

Sweet Jesus,thats great news!
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31/05/2008 13:11:00

The most positive thing for me was his body language. His movements and facial expressions showed me one of the most determind son's of bitchies around. Can't wait to see you back Eddie!!
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31/05/2008 13:15:00

Thank God he's such a strong boy! We knew he's made of very stern stuff and would come back didn't we? Even for an optimist like me, his progress is nothing short of amazing!
Lou the Gunneress
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31/05/2008 13:24:00

And poor Tomas and Robin must be very jealous..
Lou the Gunneress
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31/05/2008 13:28:00

impressive recovery... it speaks volumes for his strength of mind and how positive he was when he came out of hospital... he should be sprinting in 3-4 months but i'd rather he came back in the new year.. he and us can't afford to take any risk...
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31/05/2008 13:40:00

incredible - i too was one of those that thought he would do well to play again but he 'might' even play again before the year ends, quite abit before the end of it aswell maybe, which would be a remarkable recovery. good luck to him.
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31/05/2008 13:41:00

that is quite amazing and i can't wait to see him next season!
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31/05/2008 13:50:00

That is a Wolverine level of healing, he is obviously one of those mutants and Wenger is some kind of Charles Xavier figure. Eduardo is amazing, the recovery will be made complete when he puts on an Arsenal shirt and becomes a goal machine.
Professor Calculus
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31/05/2008 14:05:00

Yep, truly breathtaking. I hope his comeback is like Larsson's, who was out for only a short time and came back better than ever. However,the physical recovery is half the battle, the real question is, how will he react when that first tackle comes in?
Little Dutch
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31/05/2008 14:08:00

It's as if the video was made before he ever got injured (except for the scar on his foot). Truly incredible. Can't wait to see him back on the pitch, although we must be very careful about when we put him on.
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31/05/2008 14:13:00

LD - The look on his face suggests to me that he can't wait to find out. Exceptional character. Since I snapped my humerous bone in a drunken armwrestle, the last thing I'd want to do is try it again .... and that was 6 years ago .... lol
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31/05/2008 14:32:00

Which do you don't want to try again Rocky, getting drunk or the armwrestle?
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31/05/2008 16:12:00

I forgot to type LOL there. Here it is, LOL
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31/05/2008 16:12:00

Keep kicking ass Eduardo!! Cant wait to see you back :)
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31/05/2008 18:41:00

Rocky, we're talking about a guy who refused to take morphine injections in such pain. I don't think it'll make him scared of tackles, but make him stronger cos he's been through the worst and nothing will scare him anymore. (Optimist speaking again.)
Lou the Gunneress
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31/05/2008 18:43:00

He doesn't know what he's missing ... morphine is ace!! Lol!!! When I broke my arm I had everything they offered me.
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31/05/2008 20:01:00

Dudu seems to be a tough character. He will recover physically (and its good to see him exercising) and he will recover mentally. I'm certain of that. You only have to read of his struggles to make it as a professional footballer and you know that we have a deceptively mean SOB playing for us.
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31/05/2008 20:02:00

oi lads does anyone have the link to the video of Dudu's interview? i really want to hear him say all that, even though i dun understand croatian..
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31/05/2008 20:22:00

Luckys there's a link at the end of the article. And Dudu's speaking Portuguese there.
Lou the Gunneress
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31/05/2008 20:36:00

all the best eduardo, have a swift and uneventful recovery. -Rocky7, I know!!! morphine is tops, i had the drip on me last time i was at the hospital, i just kept pressing the button lol, mind you it is set so that you can only press it every 15 mins =((.
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31/05/2008 20:38:00

Wolverine is into football now...
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31/05/2008 21:41:00

thanks Lou, i think i need glasses now, that was really silly of me..
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31/05/2008 21:56:00

De nada. Super Dudu isn't he! I was expecting him to walk slowly, trying to see if his healed bones are strong enough by now. But light jogging, moving exercises, and kicking a ball! I'm really amazed!
Lou the Gunneress
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31/05/2008 22:10:00

For some reason, I just love this guy and he just seems destined to be an Arsenal legend. I'm sure you'll never hear him doing a ******* Flamini or Hleb!
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01/06/2008 00:52:00

yeah, this is amazing, but he needs to hit the weights as soon as he can, he doesnt look as buff anymore,,haha
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01/06/2008 07:41:00

Good news, also for Taylor, bet he was tormenting himself about it.
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01/06/2008 08:26:00

his career was never over!tottaly accident! good to c him back tho
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01/06/2008 09:54:00

Great news for you guys,football and for Eduardo himself.Lets hope he takes it nice and steady and maybe he might be ready for the start of the new season.A great'pick me up' for your club after the goings on of Flamini and Hleb etc!Good luck to him.
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01/06/2008 10:54:00

Boxer please don't turn this in to a Taylor issue. I am really please about Eduardo's injury, the type of character he is and his age made me worry that bit more just hope he makes a mental recovery also.
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01/06/2008 12:22:00

Just goes to show how good the Arsenal medial staff are. This guy could be a huge player for us in the latter stages of next season. Hopefully he can bag some of those vital second goals to kill teams off. We missed that a bit since his injury, especially vs. the big teams.
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01/06/2008 14:01:00

nice to see him back although it is early days yet! The test will come with the physical side of things!
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01/06/2008 15:24:00

hope he makes it back fully and quickly
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02/06/2008 00:48:00

I could not be happier for Eddie, what a champion, I only feel sorry for him and all Croatians that he wont be able to take part in the Euro 08's as I seriously thought with him in their side Croatia were a good outside chance at winning that competition. Would love to have him back in our side asap, his contribution last season was invaluable and his injury in my mind probably made the difference between a title winning season and the collapse we suffered.
Ozi Gooner
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02/06/2008 02:51:00

if dudu can return in january for us it would be awesome. i hope in the meantime he takes his time towards a complete recovery and rediscover his old form. cant help but feel sorry for croatia though. second highest scorer in the qualifiers missing from the squad. and also to our club, he COULD have made a difference in a season where the margins between winning and losing was very small. just wanna shout out a well done to the medical teams in brazil and arsenal, keep up the good work.
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02/06/2008 04:21:00

Lou, Eduardo refused those morphone injections because he'd already been administered some sort of relaxant while still on the pitch--it calmed him down. Also, luckys, I provided a Portuguese translation of his comments in that interview in the previous thread (the one about Blatter).
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02/06/2008 14:00:00

supersof, I too feel sorry for Croatia, I think they could've gone far in the tournament with Eduardo. They may still do well of course, who knows.
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02/06/2008 14:01:00

Glad to see he is making a recovery. I'm also glad that the filthy team (surprise surprise, former Rangers manager) that done it to him were relegated. Rightly so!
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02/06/2008 22:01:00

Fantastic news for little Eduardo personally and of course for us. This is truly amazing recovery given that I was deeply pessimistic when I saw his horrific injuries. There is some justice after all in this world after all it seems. Keep it up dudu; you're a little champion!
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03/06/2008 09:26:00

eduardo is a quality player 4 arsenal i wish pompey had signed him but eduardo play suits arsenal so him and van persie /adebayor.
stfc ballboy
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03/06/2008 21:24:00

Im an Aston Villa fan but 2nd team Arsenal =] Great news
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04/06/2008 00:48:00

Glad for yer Eduardo, get back quick but make it after you play Tottenham ;-))
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04/06/2008 04:50:00

Great to see he's back training already. I thought that was his career over after his terrible injury.
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04/06/2008 19:12:00

Glad to see he is recovering well!
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05/06/2008 04:53:00

Eduardo is a legend allready,, he score so much goal before Arsenal.... than great start in England...great person and great player...
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05/06/2008 07:48:00


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