Gabriel Jesus recalls injury in the last World Cup: “I cried a lot”

Striker of the Brazilian National Team, Gabriel Jesus regretted the injury that took him out of the World Cup in Qatar; player was cut from the World Cup and had surgery in England

Gabriel Jesuswhich defends the Brazilian Teambroke the silence about the injury suffered in the world Cup 2022. The striker had been injured in the match against Cameroon, still in the group stage of the tournament, which took him out of contention on December 3. Thus, the player had returned to the England to have surgery.

“To be honest, I don’t know what happened because I didn’t feel anything. I just heard something, but nothing has changed. I continued playing without pain, nothing. It was comfortable”pointed out Gabriel. “Then I was substituted and on the bench I started to feel something. And after that, it started to grow and I couldn’t bend my knee. And that was really scary, you know?

The athlete revealed that there was an expectation of returning to global competition. “As soon as my knee started to grow, I was thinking about the World Cup, of course. And then I said to myself, ‘Okay, I’ll probably sit out two or three practices and then I’ll come back for the quarterfinals or semifinals’”. Gabriel Jesus admitted that, after he found out he would be out of the tournament, he suffered a lot.

“I was sad. I cried a lot that day, but the very next day I started laughing and smiling because that was in the past, you know? ‘Now it’s time to think about surgery, and then think about getting fit and coming back stronger than I was before’”, he stated. Currently, the striker defends the Arsenal at Premier League after having fully recovered from the injury.

Gabriel Jesus at Arsenal (Credits: Getty Images)


On the morning of last Sunday, the 19th, the Arsenal entered the field to play the 28th round of the Premier League. Acting indoors, the team received the crystal palace and did not have many problems to win. With one more goal Gabriel Martinellithe Gunners surpassed the rival by the score of 4 to 1 and reached 69 points at the top of the table.

Source: sportbuzz

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