El Tri loses goal due to serious injury: Mexico will not have a star forward in Qatar 2022


Pulido played four games in the 2021 Gold Cup.

Pulido played four games in the 2021 Gold Cup.

Photo: Etzel Espinosa / Imago7

In the last matches, the Mexico national team it has been lack of goal. And with few options up front, the low by Alan Pulido It shouldn’t sit well at El Tri. The Mexican forward will undergo a operation on the left knee that will take you away from the courts for a period of time estimated between nine months and a year.

The Mexican will undergo surgery on his left knee next Monday, January 17, in Los Angeles.

Peter Vermes, the club’s coach, said it is “more than likely” that Pulido will miss the entire 2022 season. His left knee injury would have occurred during his international commitments with Mexico. The Aztec striker ended the previous season trying to play under this injury.

Alan Pulido published a statement on his networks in this regard, noting that he feels devastated by the news: “It is devastating to miss the 2022 MLS season and the Qatar 2022 World Cup… I have never had an injury as serious as this“, He confessed.

The native of Ciudad Victoria thanked all the public for the support he has received since he arrived at the club, and gave a message of strength thinking about the future, in order to return in 2023 ready to defend Sporting Kansas City on the field.

Polished he scored eight goals and gave three assists in the last MLS season. With the Mexican team, he participated in four games of the 2021 Gold Cup. He was also present at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, entering the field in one of the matches that El Tri played.

It lasts low for Mexico, which sees its small universe of selectable and profiled forwards reduced to attend Qatar 2022.

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