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In the match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia for the first date of the group stage of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the defender Yasser Al Shahrani He had to leave the field of play after receiving a strong blow to the face from a teammate. The serious injury required an operation and a period of rehabilitation that will sideline him from the contest.

The footballer suffered ajaw fracture, collapse of facial bones and internal bleeding for which he will be operated on immediately “, as reported by the medical staff of the Saudi team. In this way, Al-Shahrani will be replaced by another player on the bona fide list, taking into account that it is an injury of important consideration.

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In addition to the blow he received in the match from his goalkeeper that left him out of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Arab defender underwent surgery this Wednesday. The official account of Arabia reported that Yasser Al-Shahrani underwent pancreas gland surgery in the Medical City of Qatar and They asked for the safety and speedy recovery of the player.

The Saudi Arabian soccer federation did not report whether this new intervention is linked to the blow the defender suffered during the match against Argentina.

How was the hit?

At 52 minutes into the second half, Arabia’s goalkeeper, Mohammed Al Owais, came out to cut a cross and with both knees hit the defender. The 30-year-old player collapsed on the field of play and lay on the ground for a while. He was automatically replaced by Mohammed Al Breik as he could no longer play.

Although the footballer came out raising his thumbs as a sign that he was fine, the blow left him out of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

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