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Football. Coloured X-ray of a footballer kicking a football. The pneumatic leather football (green) has a depression (lower centre) where the pressure from the kick is occurring. The valve of the ball (upper right) and the stitching (yellow, lines) are seen. The bones of the lower leg (tibia and fibula, upper left) connect to the ankle, which leads to the foot bones (metatarsals, centre left) and the toes (phalanges, lower centre). The football boot (blue) and metal studs (white) are also wseen.
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