Fans may be in awe of him after his numerous Rocky boxing triumphs, but even Hollywood hardman Sylvester Stallone has his limits.
The 63-year-old has revealed he was recently forced to undergo emergency surgery after an accident during a fight scene on set of his latest movie, The Expendables.
Sly suffered a hairline fracture to his neck which meant he was fitted with a metal plate.
The movie, which stars a who's who of action actors including Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mickey Rourke, follows a group of mercenaries who head to South America on a misson to overthrow a dictator.
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