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In Case You Were Hoping Ledley King Would Ever Be Healthy...

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RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 06: Ledley King talks to the press after the England training session at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus on June 6, 2010 in Rustenburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 06: Ledley King talks to the press after the England training session at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus on June 6, 2010 in Rustenburg, South Africa. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Ledley King is...a little bit special. We already knew that he had no knees, but he's added a groin injury to his list of things that are slowly but surely ensuring that he'll need a walker when he's 42. He was going to get surgery in Germany to repair that injury, but he was unable to get to Germany in time and will instead have to wait a week. Why? Because he lost his passport.

A professional footballer whose team regularly plays games abroad lost his passport. I've never criticized Ledley King for his fitness problems or playing ability. That would just be mean and unreasonable, especially since I'm pretty crap at football. But losing your passport? Hell, I'll make fun of anyone for that.

So, in case any of you were holding out hope that the namesake of this blog was ever going to be healthy ever again...keep dreaming. I've got a feeling that our legend will fade off into the sunset soon enough. I'll cry, then I'll remember this incident and laugh, and then I'll cry again.