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Dave Grohl breaks leg during concert, continues performing

Dave Grohl performing minutes after falling off the stage and breaking his leg.AP

There goes my hero, watch him as he breaks his leg during a concert, gets a little medical attention, then comes back to the stage and continues playing the show.

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is pictured on a big screen talking in a microphone after falling from the stage.Erik Abel / TT via AP

In the latest example of Dave Grohl winning over people all around the world, the affable Foo Fighters frontman apparently broke his right leg — but still continued with the show.

I wonder if John Kerry feels a little inferior right now.

Grohl’s U.S. representative Steve Martin confirmed the fall to The AP and said Grohl finished the concert in Goteborg.

Videos posted on social media show Grohl walking across the stage — while performing “Monkey Wrench” — when he appears to trip and plunges over the edge.


‘‘I think I just broke my leg. I think I really broke my leg,’’ he told the crowd.

“Ladies and gentleman,” Grohl said while laying on the ground after falling, “let me tell you right now that I’m going to go to the hospital and I’m going to fix my leg, but then I’m going to come back and we’re going to play for you again. I’m so sorry.”

The rest of the band resumed playing as Grohl was taken away for medical attention. But minutes later he was later carried back on stage on a stretcher with his right foot bandaged and continued the concert sitting down or supporting himself on crutches.

The former Nirvana drummer told the crowd he wouldn’t leave the stage unless given orders by a doctor to do so.

Photos from the concert at the Ullevi stadium show Grohl singing on stage and playing his guitar, while his leg is elevated and bandaged.

Later, the Foo Fighters tweeted an X-ray image of what appeared to be a clear fracture in the leg.

The band has another show scheduled for Sunday in the Netherlands, and, according to their website, it has not yet been canceled.


Watch Grohl texplain to the audience that he thinks he broke his leg:

Watch Grohl perform “All my Life” with a broken leg: