The Canadian football team officially announced today the absence of goalkeeper Maxime Crebeau from the Qatar World Cup 2022, who underwent surgery for a fracture in his right ankle.
Canada Soccer confirmed that the 28-year-old Los Angeles goalkeeper underwent surgery at Kaiser Baldwin Park Medical Center in California to fracture his right ankle, which will require “several months to recover.”
Crepeau was injured last Saturday in the MLS final in the United States, when he bumped into a rival striker from Philadelphia Union (Corey Burke), while overtime was passing in the crucial game that finally gave him. Angelina franchise title.
The usual substitute for Milan Borjan (formerly Quilmes) saw the red card, moreover, as a result of the violent contact caused by the clash with the opponent.
In their second World Cup experience in history, Canada will participate in Group F and will have Belgium (Wednesday 23rd), Croatia (Sunday 27) and Morocco (Thursday 1 December) as contenders.
The team, led by Briton John Herdman, will hold its last pre-season friendlies against Bahrain (Friday 11) and Japan (Thursday 17).
The final list of 26 players affected by the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar will be announced on Sunday the 13th.