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Reasons why Petr Cech always wear this headgear, and other players that use face masks

Petr Čech is a Czech professional footballer who currently has a combined role of a technical/performance advisor and an emergency goalkeeper for English club Chelsea. He also played semi-professional ice hockey as a goaltender for Guildford Phoenix, Cech is one of the best goalkeeper in Premier league, He always wear a headgear due to an injury he sustain long time ago

Petr Cech sustained an injury during a premier league match in 2006 against Reading, the incident happened when Petr Cech was trying to pull off a save as Stephen Hunt knee crunched into his head. The injury was very serious and he was taken to the hospital immediately, the doctor confirm two loose pieces of his skull, were replaced with metal plates.

Cech was out for a while and returned after three months, He was advised by his doctors to use the headgear for protection, and he followed the advise, he is always with a covered head during any football activities.

some football players use the headgear, and face masks also for protection, players like Lewandowski, John Terry, Fernando Torres, Pedro and many more.

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