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Barcelona Players Console Gavi Following His Cruciate Ligament Injury: Video

Barcelona Players Console Gavi Following His Cruciate Ligament Injury: Video

Ero Samson
November 21, 2023 at 5:27 PM
  • Pablo Gavi Paez recently sustained a cruciate ligament injury
  • The young midfielder is expected to be out for an extended period
  • Gavi's Barcelona teammates have shown him support following his injury

The news of Barcelona midfielder Pablo Gavi's injury remains a significant blight for many fans during the international window.

Despite a stellar start to the 2023-24 campaign, the young midfielder suffered an unfortunate injury in Spain's UEFA EURO qualifying fixture against Georgia.

Pablo Gavi
Pablo Martin Paez Gaviria receives medical treatment during the UEFA EURO 2024 qualifier match between Spain and Georgia. Image: Juan Manuel Serrano.
Source: Getty Images

Subsequent reports from ESPN confirmed that Gavi had been diagnosed with a complete tear to his cruciate ligament and a meniscus rupture.

This unfortunate turn of events suggests that he could be sidelined for an extended period, potentially dashing his hopes of participating in the Euro tournament next summer and the Olympics in Paris.

The impact of the injury on Gavi is evident, with the young midfielder visibly distraught. Teammates and competitors alike have rallied to offer their support during this challenging time.

Among those expressing solidarity are Gavi's teammates at Barcelona. In a video shared by the Catalan club on social media, Gavi is seen hobbling on crutches as he visits the club's training centre, Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. Upon entering the gym where his club teammates had gathered, he received an outpouring of support from both players and staff.

The continuous demonstration of support for the young midfielder has resonated strongly with fans, prompting emotional reactions.

Fans react to Barcelona's emotional video

@Anas_ahli1937 commented:

“You will come back stronger, Gavi❤️”

@updates_fcbarca, who appeared emotional, wrote:

“I won't lie, I cried on this.😭😭”

@ChaaliiyKay posted:

“Get well soon Gavi 🔵🔴⚡️”

@half_castFCB also wrote:

“We love him💙”

@odunay0 also commented:

"Gavi, Thanks for all you do, Gavi. 👏🏻"

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Joselu's message to Gavi

Sports Brief earlier reported on Real Madrid striker Joselu Mato sending a lovely message to his Spain teammate Gavi.

The Los Blancos' took to his Instagram to cheer up the Barcelona star following his injury.

In a Spanish post, he conveyed,

"Estamos contigo, Gavi. Volverás más fuerte que nunca" (We are with you, Gavi. You will come back stronger than ever).

Several players have sustained injuries while with their national teams.

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Ero Samson
Samson Ero is a sports journalist with a track record of over five years in the Nigerian media industry. He graduated from Nigerian Institute of Journalism (2021-2023).
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