'Tecatito' Corona, without World Cup: suffered a broken fibula and ankle ligaments in Seville

'Tecatito' Corona, without World Cup: suffered a broken fibula and ankle ligaments in Seville

Mexican Jesús Manuel Corona had to leave Sevilla's practice in an ambulance and the club reported the serious injury suffered by the attacker.

‘Tecatito’ Corona, without World Cup: suffered a broken fibula and ankle ligaments in Seville

Tecatito Corona suffered a serious injury in practice for Seville. (Photo: EFE)

Sevilla's practice this Thursday had to be abruptly interrupted due to the injury of Jesús Manuel Corona, a 29-year-old Mexican attacker. According to the first reports, 'Tecatito' had to leave the club's headquarters in an ambulance and the worst was confirmed: he suffered a broken fibula and ligaments in his left ankle.

Initially, coach Julen Lopetegui expressed his concern, although he did not reveal many details to the press. “You can't say more things, I'd lie to you. Looks like he hurt an ankle. I hope it is as little as possible, but it is true that it did not look good. It has been a fortuitous event. It may be important, so we have to wait”, the DT had explained.

Shortly after, according to the statement sent by the Spanish institution, it was learned that the soccer player was not the protagonist of any blow, but that his injury occurred during “a set of the game”. At that time, due to the signs that the former Porto player was showing, he was urgently transferred to FREMAP.

The analysis at the medical center specified a “tear of the fibula and deltoid ligament of the left ankle”, which will force Jesús Manuel Corona to undergo an operation on the afternoon of this Thursday. Without a doubt, it will be a big loss for Sevilla, who had just started their activity in LaLiga Santander.

In the same way, the 'Nervionenses' They indicated a detail that causes regret in the Mexican team: 'Tecatito' will remain between four and five months off the courts, a time that requires his recovery, and he will be left without the option of participating in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The stay of Jesús Corona in Sevilla

Jesús Manuel Corona joined Sevilla at the beginning of 2022 and played 18 games in the local tournament that first part of the year , adding two goals and four assists. The Mexican aspired to consolidate himself in the 2022-23 academic year and was a starter at the start of LaLiga Santander (2-1 defeat against Osasuna), but now he will have to be patient to return to play.