The day after his emergency operation, Radamel Falcao posted a reassuring message on Monday on the networks. The Colombian striker, victim of several fractures to the face after a shock with one of his partners in training, assures that “everything went well”. Even if he shouldn’t play again this season.
A white charlotte, an infusion and a huge compress on the side of the head. Lying in his hospital bed, Radamel Falcao gave reassuring news on Monday, the day after his emergency operation. Alongside his wife, the Galatasaray striker, who will have to wear a protective mask, posed with a smile. Even having fun with the situation. “Thank goodness everything went well,” the 35-year-old goalscorer wrote on the networks. Thank you very much for the messages and the prayers. Thanks to the doctors for their work. The masked man is coming! “
Victim of a serious injury the day before in training, Falcao was quickly transported to a hospital in Istanbul. After violently hitting his teammate Kerem Aktürokoglou, the former Monegasque suffered from several fractures to his face. He underwent surgery in the evening. He will now be resting for a while. His recovery is estimated to take around three weeks. A delay that should not allow him to replay by the end of the season.
Galatasaray will have to compose without him
A blow for the Istanbul team, currently 3rd in the Turkish championship, 5 points behind the leader Besiktas (who has one game less) and 1 point from Fenerbahçe. Fatih Terim’s men got hooked at home on Saturday against Karagümrük (1-1). They will have to compose without Falcao during the final sprint. Starting with the trip to Götzepe next weekend. Arrived in the summer of 2019 from the Principality, El Tigre, whose contract runs until 2022, scored 8 goals and delivered 2 assists in 15 appearances this season.