Vinicius Jr had earlier mentioned the outlook was not good for him to be match to face Argentina.© AFP
Brazilian attacker Vinicius Junior will miss Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier towards Argentina with an damage to his left thigh, nationwide staff officers mentioned after he limped off towards Colombia. The 23-year-old Actual Madrid star “underwent imaging exams that confirmed an damage to his posterior left thigh muscle,” the Brazilian Soccer Confederation (CBF) mentioned Friday in an announcement. It mentioned Vinicius, a key piece of Brazil’s attacking arsenal, had been dominated out of subsequent week’s match towards arch-rivals and 2022 World Cup champions Argentina in Rio de Janeiro.
Vinicius had earlier mentioned the outlook was not good for him to be match to face Argentina.
“Primarily based on what the medical doctors have informed me, will probably be a bit troublesome,” he mentioned after Brazil went down 2-1 in Barranquilla on Thursday.
Vinicius left the sphere within the twenty seventh minute of the World Cup qualifier towards Colombia, along with his facet main 1-0.
“I believe it is the identical damage as earlier than. I felt a ache in the back of my thigh,” he mentioned.
The Brazilian star missed a month of motion after he injured his proper thigh on the finish of August in a league match for Actual Madrid.
He missed Brazil’s first two South American qualifying matches towards Bolivia and Peru in September.
Brazil tackle Argentina, who prime the qualification standings, on Tuesday in Rio’s Maracana Stadium.
The house facet, in fifth place, are already with out goalkeeper Ederson, defender Danilo, midfielder and captain Casemiro and star attacker Neymar, all via damage.