Find out how long Barcelona star Pablo Xavi has been absent from the team after suffering an injury while on international duty.
On Sunday evening, a match between the Matador team and the Georgian team took place as part of the tenth and final round of the qualifying tournament for the 2024 European Championship.
The match between the two teams took place at the Estadio Huevo José Zorrilla, the stronghold of La Roja, with the home team winning three to one over visiting Georgia.
20 minutes after the match; Xavi, a midfielder for the Catalan club, left the field after arguing for the ball with a Georgian opponent, suffering a serious injury to his right knee.
Pablo tried to continue playing, but after a few minutes he again felt severe pain in his knee, eventually asking for a change and leaving the match in tears.
Diagnosis of Xavi’s injury and duration of his absence from Barcelona
According to journalist Gerard Romero, Pablo’s injury looks very serious, and feelings are tense. There is great concern within the Catalan club.
Romero explained: Barça He is very worried about Xavi after talking with the doctors of the Spanish national team.
According to Spanish newspaper Marca, the Blaugrana player’s initial examination has revealed that he has suffered a torn cruciate ligament and is expected to be out for 6-8 months, meaning the end of his current season at the club.