7 Jul 2010

Netherlands midfielder has suspected broken jaw

11:54 am on 7 July 2010

The Netherlands midfielder, Demy de Zeeuw, could be ruled out of the football World Cup final after suffering a suspected broken jaw in his team's 3-2 semi-final win against Uruguay in South Africa.

De Zeeuw suffered the injury when he was accidentally kicked in the face by Uruguay defender, Martin Caceres, during the first half.

Coach Bert van Marwijk says the player was undergoing X-rays in hospital.