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Young man injured in football game

RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to the aid of a footballer injured during a game on Saturday night.

The 22 year old Gladstone player suffered a broken leg during the match.

The helicopter landed on the Miriam Vale football oval, stopping the game, while the man was treated and loaded onto the chopper.

He was airlifted to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.