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Football: fibula fracture for Wesley Fofana, victim of a violent friendly tackle against Villarreal

2021-08-05T04:53:10.242Z

The young defender went out on oxygen, on a stretcher. He subsequently sent a message on social networks to reassure his pr



This is commonly referred to as a “killer tackle”.

In the middle of a preparation match between Leicester and Villarreal, the ultra-promising French defender Wesley Fofana was the victim of an assault on the part of the Spanish player Fernando Nino when the score was already 3-0 for the club English.

Get well soon Wesley Fofana, Football is behind you.

❤️ pic.twitter.com/cOjtxUzbpk

- Jack (@ JackWhitman_7) August 4, 2021

Released on a stretcher and on oxygen, the former Saint-Etienne player gave news a few hours later on his social networks and revealed to be the victim of a fracture of the fibula, the bone of the leg. “Hi everyone, thank you for all of your messages. It's a bad day for me but I'm at an amazing club with a great medical team. I will give you some info when I have a definitive diagnosis but we already know that I have a fibula fracture. I will be back soon, and even stronger! ". “Don't worry, I am a warrior,” he added.

Hello guys, many thanks for all your messages.

It is a bad day today but I am in a tremendous club with a wonderful medical team.

I will give you news as a soon as I have a final diagnosis but we already know that I have a fibula fracture.

I will come back soon and stronger pic.twitter.com/lYIccZ0Bb9

- LAWESTT (@Wesley_Fofanaa) August 4, 2021

Fer Nino has been very strongly criticized on social networks for his gesture, especially during a pre-season friendly match where contacts are generally not virulent.

For his part, Fofana has received a lot of support, including that of his former club, ASSE.

"We're thinking of you, Wesley"

Source: leparis

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