Ferran Torres holds the Gaviho jersey Source: SITA/AP/Manu Fernandez
VALLADOLID – Spanish football player Gavi suffered a serious knee injury in Sunday’s ME 2024 qualification match against Gruzínsk (3:1).
The nine-year-old midfielder has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, a damaged meniscus and will probably miss the rest of the season. There is also the possibility of participating in next year’s European Championship.
“He suffered a serious injury to his right knee. We have to wait for the results to find out how bad it really is,” introduced in the RFEF opinion. Športový denník AS informed, already the first vyšetrenia showed pretrhnutie krijneho vaz in the knees.
The injury was specified on Monday by his club FC Barcelona. “Gavi has a complete torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and in connection with that, a damaged meniscus. In the next few days, he will undergo an operation, after which we will provide further information about his health status,” introduced the Catalan club in a statement on its website.
Injuries of this type usually require six to eight months of treatment. The Spanish La Liga season ends at the end of May, the European Championship in Germany takes place from June 14 to July 14, 2024.
Podła agentury AP Gaviho zasiahol when he collided hard with opponents up to his right knee. After the foul, he continued to play, but when he was handling the ball, he felt pain, but he signaled that he had to switch. Leaving the lawn in tears.
“It’s a very difficult moment, both for Gaviho, for Barcelona, the federáciu, the national team, its partners, and for me. It’s the most bitter moment in my career. It affected us a lot. The mood in the dressing room is like an afterthought. Unfortunately , aj toto is part of the sport, jeho odvrátená vár,” said the coach of the Spanish national team, Luis de la Fuente, at the post-match press conference.
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“I talked to Gavi. At first, I thought it was already broken. The first point apparently didn’t cause an injury. It wasn’t until he tried to open it that he felt the pain,” added the coach.
Gavi is a key player of “La Furie Roja” and FC Barcelona, at the last world championship in Qatar he played in every match in the starting line-up. In the October match against Norway, he scored a goal in a 1:0 victory, with which the Spaniards definitively secured their place at EURO 2024.
“This is a bittersweet victory for us,” noted striker Ferran Torres, who arrived at the výhre goals. After that, he showed the shirt with Gavi’s deviation to the camera: “I sent him greetings so that we can support him, we can already be with him, so that he can be strong. I know what a fighter he is, none of us knows the extent of his injury, but it looked bad.”
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