Arturo Vidal suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee during the Monumental match against Colombia, requiring surgery. The rest of the year will be lost.
arturo vidal Last Tuesday, Chile suffered a 0-0 draw in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Colombia. Serious injury .a meniscal tear Surgery was required on his right knee.
He will be off the field for the rest of the year, but the scenario will be complicated. red For the next qualifying duel and his club, Athletico Paranaense From Brazil.
On his Twitch channel, “The King” delivered the following message: detail About his physical problems and recovery.
“It will take some time, but They’re gonna leave my knee like an 18 year old player . make me happy. I won’t be able to catch up with my opponent, but I’ll come back stronger.”
“I’m always thinking about extending the race. Today I started my recovery with ice, a little massage and electric current. I think it’s going to be long, but it’s for my knee and my future,” he added. Ta.
Many fans of “Everyone’s Team” pointed out that Eduardo Berizzo In the match against the “coffee growers”, the cause of Vidal’s injury was his failure to be sent off in time (he left the field in the 69th minute), and as the culprit. Remember, you are the “eight” of your team. drag left leg Field at the end of the first period.
However, Atlético Paranaense players be exempted from liability “Toto” he pointed. great responsibility : same.
“I refused. He always asked me, but I always said that I had nothing, that I was in pain. . It’s difficult for him to leave due to injury because he’s wearing the Chile uniform and the stadium is full. It must be very serious as it is now, otherwise it would have lasted to the end. I always hid my pain ” was expressed.
“it was all my fault , Coach has nothing to do with it. It bothers me that people are blaming him and the doctors. “I am the only one responsible for this decision,” he added.
The San Joaquin native added, “Every point in qualifying is important. You have to risk your life. You don’t want to get hurt.” I felt something while warming up. but then it stuck even more. If I tell you what the judge who heard the sound said, you will die… ask him ”.
“you still feel sorry . Do you want to continue until the end… I had to go to the hospital right away to get out. “I couldn’t walk because my knee wasn’t feeling well,” he added.
Regarding his recovery, the 36-year-old midfielder declared: There’s no rush And he will slow down.
“We have worked harder than ever before. But now we need to calmly deal with it. . I took a risk and it was clear that it would happen someday. Now, let’s recover. “The hardest part of surgery is going to the bathroom, it’s crazy,” he said.