This is classic.
Footballer injured by egg. The best bit is "hot liquid squirted onto his face and scalded his cheek"
Other classics are:
Former Everton goalkeeper Richard Wright missed an FA Cup match against Chelsea in the 2005-06 season when he ignored a sign warning players not to warm up in the goalmouth, before tripping over it and twisting his ankle.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand once strained a tendon in his knee when he put his leg up on a coffee table while watching television.
And veteran goalkeeper Dave Beasant spent two months on the sidelines in 2001 after dropping a bottle of salad cream on his foot, severing the tendon in his big toe.
also from the above.
I'm pretty sure Sanath Jayasuriya once injured his shoulder in the shower too