Eric García during a party with Spain


The odd injury that caused the change of Eric García

Published:7/07/2021 - 23:16h

Updated:7/07/2021 - 23:23h

Eric García, player of the FC Barcelona, had to be changed in the minute 109 of the party by the semifinals of the Eurocopa between Spain and Italy

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Eric García saw forced to abandon the field before the term of the party between Spain and Italy by the semifinals of the Eurocopa 2020. His change altered the plans of Luis Enrique, that had smart to Adama Traoré like last option to try avoid that the party arrived to the penal. But when the new player of the FC Barcelona tumbó to the grama, the seleccionador had to give him gone in to Pau Torres to form couple of head offices with Laporte.

The gestures of the central did to think that it treated of a muscular injury, one of the usual cramps to these heights of the party (minute 109), especially in a footballer that went in the Eurocopa where had the opportunity to contest a greater quantity of minutes, even more than in his own team.

However, the injury that suffered Eric García was more than odd. What him sucedió to the '12' of the selection was that the fat finger of his right foot blocked him in an odd posture, upwards and there was not way that it went back to his natural position. The intense pain grieve allowed him walk, much less run.

Said injury knows like hiperextensión of the fat finger (or finger of grass) and treats of a sprain of the biggest articulation of the fat finger. The same produces when the finger bends too much and can suceder when it pushes with the foot to run or because of an injury. Said event is more frequent in the sports that play on artificial grass.

His dismissal of the 'Euro'

After suffering of the mentioned injury in his fat finger, Eric García sacked of the Eurocopa 2020 during the extention of the semifinals of the commitment between Spain and Italy. Now, it will enjoy of little more than a week on holiday before putting course to Tokyo in search of the medal of gold in the Olympic games.

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