Brazilian Dani Alves, winger for the Mexican Pumas UNAM, injured the medial collateral ligament in his right knee.
The feline team reported this Thursday in a press release the injury that will cause the soccer player with the most titles in history to miss the last day of the regular phase of the Apertura 2022 tournament.
«Dani Alves will not be able to close the Apertura 2022 tournament with Pumas. The Brazilian defender did not make the trip to Ciudad Juárez to face the commitment against Bravos due to an injury to the medial collateral ligament of his right knee, which is still under evaluation by the club's medical staff, "explained the UNAM team. .
Alves assured that he will not miss the World Cup, that his absence for the duel against Juárez FC is only a precaution and that he will be ready for Qatar 2022.
"It's not true, my friend Diogo (De Oliveira, Pumas forward) kicked me in training and as a precaution I don't travel. POINT," said the former Spanish Barcelona player.
The Pumas will close their participation in the Apertura by visiting Juárez FC this Friday and with no chance of qualifying for the final phase.