Monday, December 4, 2023

Vinícius suffers a muscle tear and says goodbye to 2023

The tests carried out on the Brazilian Vinicius Junior in Madrid they confirm that he suffers from tear in the biceps femoris of his left leg, which also affects the distal tendonwhich causes him to say goodbye to the rest of the games that Real Madrid will play in 2023, with an estimated time of absence between eight and ten weeks.

“After the tests carried out today on our player Vinicius Junior by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with a tear in the femoral biceps with involvement of the distal tendon in his left leg. Evolution is pending,” reads the medical report released by the white club

Vinícius was injured in Brazil’s match against Colombia at the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium in Barranquilla and returned to the Spanish capital to undergo surgery. magnetic resonance which confirmed the worst of the omens. It is the second muscle injury that he has suffered this season, after being out for a month, since August 25, due to a muscle tear in the femoral biceps of his right leg.

Injury that occurred to ‘Vini’ when he was going through his best moment of the season. Three goals and an assist in the last two games with Real Madrid, against Braga and Valencia, breaking a streak of 32 days without scoring and, above all, recovering the peak in a way that makes the difference.

It is the second muscle injury suffered by the Brazilian since he landed at Real Madrid in 2018who, until this season, had avoided injuries despite playing almost every game -4,759 minutes last season-.

A tear of the outer ligament of the right knee in March 2019 and a blow to the aforementioned joint in May of this year were Vinícius’ only injuries until this season.

Second setback for a ‘Vini’ that He had six goals and four assists in 13 games and now he will have to stop for two months to two and a half months.

The madridista infirmary has been filled with Thibaut Courtois and Eder Militao, long-term absences due to their knee injuries, plus the muscle problems of Kepa Arrizabalaga, Arda Güler and Dani Ceballos, the fracture of a toe of Aurélien Tchouaméni, the shoulder dislocation of Jude Bellingham and the new problems of Camavinga and Vinícius that punish Carlo Ancelotti’s outlook for his next matches.


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