Sevilla’s Jesús Tecatito Corona Suffers Horrific Injury in Training, Will Miss World Cup After Breaking Leg

Sevilla’s Jesús Tecatito Corona Suffers Horrific Injury in Training, Will Miss World Cup After Breaking Leg

  • Mexico's Jesús Tecatito Corona is certain to miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in November
  • Sevilla will be without Jesús Tecatito Corona for the first four to five months of the new La Liga season
  • Jesús Tecatito Corona had to have a plate and screws inserted on his fibuela and his ankle ligaments repaired

Sevilla will go into their second game of the new La Liga season without forward Jesús “Tecatito” Corona.

The Mexican forward broke his leg in training and is also expected to miss the World Cup in Qatar in November.

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Sevilla’s Jesús "Tecatito" will miss four to five months of the season after breaking his leg in training. Fran Santiago
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As reported by The Washington Post, Tecatito broke his left fibula and ruptured ankle ligaments during training. He will be out for four to five months as a result.

While no details were given on how he sustained the injury at first, the publication reported that the player was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, where he underwent surgery.

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The club confirmed that doctors inserted a plate and screws on his fibula and repaired his ankle ligaments.

ESPN reported that Tecatito did not collide with any player and sustained the injury on his own. Coach Julen Lopetegui confirmed that it didn’t look good though at the time.

The Mexican soccer federation confirmed that it would give Tecatito as much time need to recover; however, they hoped that his recovery time would be shorter than expected.

Tecatito played in the 2018 World Cup in Russia and was expected to be selected again for the 2022 edition.

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Source: Sports Brief News

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