Barca Defender, Ronald Araujo Set To Miss World Cup Over Thigh Injury

Barca Defender, Ronald Araujo Set To Miss World Cup Over Thigh Injury

FC Barcelona defender, Ronald Araujo could miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar after picking up a thigh injury during his international duties.

The Uruguayan player suffered the injury against Iran in a friendly match and is set to undergo a surgery. Araujo is currently with Barcelona’s medical team for further examinations.

The club made the announcement by saying:

”The first team player Roland Araujo will undergo surgery on Wednesday for the adductor longus tendon avulsion he has in his right thigh.

The operation will be carried out by Dr. Lasse Lempainen, under the supervision of the club’s medical staff, in Turku, Finland. When the operation is completed there will be another medical statement.”

”The injury was sustained by the player on international duty during the game between Iran and Uruguay in which the player was forced off the field after five minutes of the match. Roland Araujo has made seven appearances for the first team in the current 2022/23 season.

According to numerous reports in Spain, Roland Araujo could be out for three months which means he’ll likely miss the World Cup campaign with Uruguay.

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