- Lucas Hernandez may consider quitting at the age of 26
- The French star was seriously injured in the first match of the World Cup against Australia
- He was extended and replaced by his brother Theo as France won 4-0.
Bayern Munich star Lucas Hernandez is reportedly considering quitting his football career after suffering another injury setback while on international duty.
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At the time, Hernandez was seen holding his knee after he was hit by Australian Matthew Leckie and had to substitute for his brother Theo at left-back.
He joins stars like Presnel Kimbembe, Christopher Ngungu, and others. France’s Karim Benzema left the World Cup as a star.
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It was later revealed that the anterior cruciate ligament was affected in the right knee of the left back.
According to the French publication L’Équipe, Hernandez was so upset that he considered hanging up his shoes.
His mother and colleagues from France would have tried to convince him otherwise.
The left-back underwent successful knee surgery and will now embark on a difficult road to recovery.
Hopefully he will be back on the field before the end of the season.
“Lucas Hernandez was successfully operated on for a cruciate ligament rupture in his right knee on Thursday night by Professor Christian Wengal in Innsbruck. The Bayern Munich defender will begin his rehabilitation in Munich in the coming days. He was injured in France’s World Cup opening match against Australia. Bayern Munich said in a statement.
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Hernandez joined a record £68m club, Atletico Madrid, in March 2019.
De Bruyne talks about the fortunes of Belgium
Elsewhere, Game summary It also mentioned chances for Belgium to win the World Cup, said Kevin De Bruyne.
Most of the country’s golden generation, including Kevin De Bruyne, are nearing the end of their prime. Belgium’s window is slowly closing as other countries flock to young talent.
The 31-year-old insists his country has a chance of winning the tournament in 2018 but things are different now.
“I think we have a chance in 2018. We have a good squad, but they are getting old. We have lost key players. We have good new players coming, but they are not at the level of the others in 2018. I consider us outsiders,” he said.
Source: Sports Brief News