Villareal Melts Hearts With Touching Gesture, Present Signed Sebastian Haller Jersey to Borussia Dortmund

Villareal Melts Hearts With Touching Gesture, Present Signed Sebastian Haller Jersey to Borussia Dortmund

  • Villarreal players presented Borussia Dortmund with a signed shirt in a heart-warming display of solidarity with Sebastien Haller
  • The Ivorian forward who recently signed to the Bundesliga club from Ajax this summer was diagnosed with a testicular tumour earlier this week
  • Haller has been forced to leave Borussia Dortmund pre-season training and has now started undergoing treatment

Villareal players showed their support for Borussia Dortmund striker, Sebastian Haller before their pre-season friendly victory against Borussia Dortmund.

Haller has been receiving lots of support from the football community after he was diagnosed with a testicular tumour earlier this week following complaints of feeling unwell.

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Sebastian Haller has been ruled out of football indefinitely after he was diagnosed with a testicular tumour. Photo by Alexandre Simoes
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In a touching display of solidarity, the Daily Mail reports that the Villareal players gave the Bundesliga side a signed shirt dedicated to Haller.

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Star striker Gerard Moreno and Nigerian international Samuel Chukwueze each scored once as the LaLiga team went on to defeat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in their final pre-season game.

The Bundesliga side will begin competitive action for the 2022/23 season when they play away to 1860 Munich in the first round of the DFB Pokal on July 29.

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Meanwhile, Sebastian Haller has revealed has completed the first stage of his treatment after being diagnosed with a testicular tumour this week Goal reports.

The former Ajax and West Ham forward posted a picture of himself on a hospital bed while providing a positive update regarding his treatment as he continues treatment.

Haller, who earlier this month signed a four-year agreement with Dortmund from Ajax for an estimated £27 million, will now be out for an unforeseen amount of time.

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Haller vows to come back stronger after tumour diagnosis

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller on Tuesday vowed to 'come back stronger as he thanked fans for their support following his diagnosis for a testicular tumour.

Ivory Coast's Haller joined the German club earlier this month as a replacement for Erling Haaland, who has signed for Manchester City.

But the 28-year-old left the team's pre-season training camp in Switzerland on Monday after a tumour was discovered.