Is soccer about to go the way of American football? Scientists found CTE and Alzheimer's in soccer pros' brains
In 2002, UK soccer fans—or rather football fans—were shocked when a coroner determined that celebrated retired player Jeff Astle, 59, had died of dementia caused by a long career heading the soccer ball. Heading is, of course, central to playing ...
Signs of dementia found in a small number of retired footballers
Study warns of possible dementia risk to footballers
Heading a football raises the risk of dementia: Study of retired footballers finds that it can lead to brain damage