Rugby World Cup fans have been left sick after the star suffered a horrific injury against the All Blacks

Le Roux Malin’s World Cup looks decidedly over after the Namibia midfielder suffered a horrific injury against New Zealand that left his leg in a horribly unnatural position.

Le Roux Malan was whisked away with oxygen

The rugby world is standing behind Le Roux-Malan after the Namibia midfielder suffered a serious leg injury during his country’s match with the All Blacks in the World Cup on Friday.

Malan, 24, slipped while trying to tackle New Zealander Beauden Barrett high up the field, leaving his leg in a horribly unnatural position. ITV did not show a replay of the horrific incident, which left the Namibia star on the ground screaming for attention, and fans quickly reacted with horror.

“OMG I’ve never seen so much reaction to an injury like this,” one viewer wrote. “This is going to be bad.” Another added: “That’s an absolutely horrific broken leg,” while a third continued: “I think Luke Pearce’s reaction was everything…really shocking.”

After seven minutes of treatment, the 24-year-old was taken off the field on a trolley while receiving oxygen. With the All Blacks leading 12-3 in the early stages, the entire Toulouse Stadium crowd applauded his exit.

New Zealand’s official X account quickly posted: “Our thoughts are with Namibian center Le Roux Malan. We wish him all the best in his recovery.”

He was replaced by JC Grayling, and the break due to Malan’s injury did not alter the flow of the game, as the All Blacks continued to dominate. New Zealand led 38-3 in the first half, after starting its campaign with a defeat against host France last Friday.

All Blacks coach Ian Foster described Friday’s Group A clash with Namibia as “vital”, adding in his pre-match press conference: “It’s a key game for us to get right and we’ve chosen accordingly.” I expect the Namibian national team to face us in a very difficult match on Friday.

Namibia’s Lou Roux Malin suffered a disgusting injury against New Zealand and was applauded(Phil Walter/Getty Images)

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