Olympics 2021: the impressive injury of the Spaniard Ceballos, hit in an ankle

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Released on injury in the 45th minute of the match between Spain and Egypt (0-0) for La Roja’s entry into the Olympic football tournament, Dani Ceballos posted a photo of his ankle sprain after the meeting. An impressive image that leaves little doubt about the Spaniard’s non-participation in the rest of the competition.

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Held in check for its entry into the Olympic football tournament by Egypt (0-0), Spain may have lost one of its spearheads in the midfield, namely its captain Dani Ceballos. Victim of a huge sole in the 45th minute, just before the break, by Taher Mohamed, the 24-year-old has probably said goodbye to the competition.

An ankle that has tripled in size

He had been on the ground for long minutes after his blow received – when his opponent got away with a simple yellow card – and suffered from a huge sprained ankle. Photos attesting to the damage were posted on social networks, and show a very swollen ankle, which has almost tripled in size. Further analyzes must be performed within the next 48 hours to determine its unavailability.

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Ceballos wants to keep hope

On his Instagram account, Ceballos explained “to be in pain” but “keep hope” and “will do everything to come back and continue to help his teammates during the Tokyo Olympics”. But at this time, it’s hard to imagine the Real Madrid player, loaned to Arsenal last season, continuing the tournament …

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Great favorite among the men with a selection to make most other nations green with envy, Spain timidly started its tournament on Thursday. She will not be allowed to make mistakes on Sunday against Australia (12:30), who won their first Group C match against Argentina (2-0).

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