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Is it necessary to wear a jockstrap while playing football / rugby?

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Dr. Mark Reed
Podiatry 33 years experience
Yes: Hello: most football associations require the use of a protective cup period. This is no joke in that permanent injury can occur for a "low blow" that is easily prevented. Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org.

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