A freak accident could have ended Ryan Hollingshead’s playing career, but the FC Dallas defender is on his way back to the field.
It was just a month ago that Hollingshead was struck by an oncoming car while assisting another driver that had been involved in an accident.
As a result, Hollingshead suffered three fractured fractured cervical vertebrae in the accident.
The 25-year-old posted a picture of himself on social media on Saturday after working out, with the caption, “First bike workout without the neck brace!”
Hollingshead is entering his fourth season with FC Dallas after being drafted by the Western Conference side in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. The 6-feet-1-inch defender has made 73 regular season appearances for Oscar Pareja’s club in three seasons while adding four goals in that span.Follow @MattReedFutbol