Sevilla’s Mexican player Jesús ‘Tecatito’ Corona suffered a “ruptured fibula and ankle ligaments” in training on Thursday, the Spanish club announced on its website. It’s a serious injury that leaves the right winger out of world Cup from Qatar.
According to the official statement from the SevillaTecatito “suffered a serious injury in training this Thursday in a bid without any hit”.
🏥 Tecatito suffers a broken fibula and ankle ligaments.
– Seville Football Club (@SevillaFC) August 18, 2022
The injury necessitated the player’s transfer to hospital, where it was revealed “that he suffered a rupture of the fibula and deltoid ligament in his left ankle,” the statement said.
The 29-year-old would undergo surgery on Thursday and, according to the statement, will be out of “four to five months”, which means that the Mexican will not be able to participate in the World Cup in Qatar, which will be played from 20 from November to December 18th. O Mexico will face Poland, Argentina and Saudi Arabia in Group C of the World Cup.
Tecatito played 71 games for the ‘Tricolor’ and is the author of 10 goals and 10 assists with the shirt of the national team.
The player arrived at Sevilla in the last European winter market, last January, for 3 million euros (about R$ 15 million). The striker has signed a contract until 2025 with the Spanish club, after six seasons at Porto.
The titular and defeat of Sevilla for Osasuna2-1, in the opening round of the Spanish ChampionshipTecatito will not be able to help his team this Friday against Valladolid.