Ronald Araújo tendido en el suelo luego de lesionarse en el partido entre Uruguay y Brasil en la Copa América 2024


Uncertainty surrounding Ronald Araújo's injury

Published:9/07/2024 - 19:37h

Updated:9/07/2024 - 19:37h

The Uruguayan Football Association reported that Ronald Araújo suffers a muscle injury, but the extent of it is unknown since the area is still inflamed, preventing the center back from undergoing further medical tests.

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The victory of the selection of Uruguay in front of Brazil in the quarter-finals of the Glass America 2024 left a flavour 'agridulce' in the 'mouths' of all the bloated celestial and of the FC Barcelona. And it is that, in spite of having achieved the pass to the semifinals, Ronald Araújo abandoned the terrain of game near of the half hour of game when feeling a 'prick' in his leg, lighting the 'alarms' in the group charrúa and in the City Condal.

Three days afterwards, the Uruguayan Association of Football issued a communiqué through his official web where confirmed the physical setback suffered by the footballer. In an escueto message published this Tuesday 9 July, the AUF informed that "in the corresponding party to quarter-finals of the Glass America 2024 in front of Brazil, the footballer Ronald Araujo had to be substituted by a physical problem. Afterwards of the studies made confirmed that it treats of a muscular injury".

The notification of the body rector of the Uruguayan football leaves more doubts that certainties around the physical state of the footballer blaugrana. Still desconoce the type of specific injury that suffered the defender in front of the 'verdeamarela', in addition to the time estimated that would happen Araújo in the infirmary.

The reason behind this would be that Ronald has not been able to follow making medical proofs because the area affected still follows inflamed, as it informed the journalist Santi Ovalle. However, unofficial sources have ensured that the player could be more than a month in the dry dam, engaging like this the beginning of his season under the orders of Hansi Flick.

A problem for Flick

Although it still exists incertumbre around the injury of Araújo, the true is that everything aims to that it could lose the pre-season and the first official parties of the Barça in the course 2024/25. The German trainer would lose to one of the most important pieces of his project in the first weeks of the same, leaving him a 'puzzle' that resolve in his starts in the Barcelona bench.

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