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The shocking image of the ankle of 'Papu' Gómez, who will be operated on for the injury he suffered at the World Cup in Qatar


The world champion announced on his social networks that he will have to undergo surgery to achieve a better recovery from the problem he had against Australia, for the round of 16.

The coronation of the Argentine National Team in Qatar 2022 had, in addition to football reasons, the enormous sacrifice of each of the players called up.

The hunger for glory, the thirst for revenge and the illusion of making history were, without a doubt, reasons that did not go unnoticed at the time of the long-awaited coronation.

Alejandro 'Papu' Gómez communicated, through his Instagram account, that he will have to undergo ankle surgery.

It was with an impressive photo of his left foot and a heartfelt message in which he narrated his effort to be present in the defining stage of the contest in Arab lands and where he hoped he was not sorry for having forced the situation, which now leads to an operation, because

It was not a simple sprain

, but the injury compromised the ligaments in the area.

Alejandro Papu Gómez's ankle after the injury against Australia, during the World Cup in Qatar.

Photo: Instagram.

"That's how it all started, I don't regret anything, I gave my all to win the World Cup and today my ankle is paying for it, but how beautiful was that sacrifice, that same effort I made to return two months later at Sevilla, trying everything... tomorrow it's time to have surgery because what we did was not enough to improve the ankle, it's time to shuffle and give again, it will not be easy, I will go day by day, with the conviction and tranquility of giving my all as I have always done !


 expressed the player who emerged from Arsenal de Sarandí.

Papu was injured in the round of 16 match against Australia, where the Argentine National Team won 2-1 with goals from Lionel Messi and Julián Álvarez,

and from then on he had no further participation in the World Cup.

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A post shared by ıllıllı Papu Gomez ıllıllı (@papugomez_official)

When he returned to Andalusia after the festivities, he missed the first four games with Sevilla.

He reappeared on January 28, 

in the 3-0 win over Elche, where he played for 19 minutes, while later he was not called up for the visit to leader Barcelona.

This Thursday, both the 34-year-old player and the Spanish club announced that he will undergo an arthroscopy on his left ankle within 24 hours, for which he will have to rest from sports for several weeks.

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Source: clarin

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