FC Barcelona received a strong shock last night when the team’s star midfielder suffered an injury during the match that brought together the Spanish national team with Georgia in the qualifiers for Euro 2024.
While receiving the ball, Javi felt severe pain in his knee, which prompted national team coach De La Fontenay to replace him immediately. An official statement came out from the Spanish Football Federation confirming that the player’s injury was serious at the knee level and that the nature of that injury was determined by the tests that were scheduled to be performed on him. today.
Spanish press reports had indicated that the player had a tear in the cruciate ligament in his right knee, which effectively means he will be absent from the field for many months, which may be until the end of the season, awaiting the careful examinations that will be conducted on the player with the national team as well as with the FC Barcelona medical staff.
The Spanish national team won the match with a score of (3-1) in the tenth and final round of qualifying for Euro 2024, where the Spanish national team leads, and had decided its qualification two rounds ago, while the Georgia national team finished in fourth place.
This season, Barcelona suffered from a large number of injuries, including Pedri, De Jong, Rafinha, Kounde, Arajo, Sergio Roberto, and Polish top scorer Robert Lewandowski.