World Cup 2022 injury tracker: Heung-Min Son scares South Korea's side after injury (2023)

Some important players will miss the tournament, like the Frenchman N'Golo Kanté

By francesco porcio

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World Cup 2022 injury tracker: Heung-Min Son scares South Korea's side after injury (2)

The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off on November 20, in what will be the first winter edition in the history of the competition. The world's best players will take center stage in Qatar as the action runs through to the final on December 18th. However, there are already some players who will not participate due to injuries in recent weeks. Let's see who will definitely miss the tournament, who is in a foggy situation and who can come back in time.

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World Cup 2022 injury tracker: Heung-Min Son scares South Korea's side after injury (3)

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Argentina

  • Striker Paulo Dybala:He was appointed despite suffering a hamstring injury.
  • Juan Foyth defends:He was appointed after suffering a knee injury.
  • Attackers Angel Di Maria:He was appointed despite suffering a low-grade hamstring injury. However, you must return in time as it is.
  • Midfielder Exequiel Palacios:He was appointed after suffering a hamstring injury.
  • Striker Nico Gonzalez:He was appointed despite suffering a hamstring injury.
  • Meia Giovani Lo Celso:He is excluded from the tournament due to having to undergo surgery, as confirmed by Villarreal.

Australia

  • Defender Kye Rowles:He was ruled out after suffering a metatarsal fracture.

Belgium

  • Centrocampista Alexis Saelemaekers:He was ruled out with a knee injury.

Brazil

  • Midfielder Arthur Melo:It was discarded after undergoing surgery.

Cameroon

  • No notable injuries.

Canada

  • Alfonso Davis:Bayern Munich have announced they have strained their hamstring and will miss their next two games against Werder Bremen and Schalke, but Davies' participation in the World Cup with Canada is not in jeopardy.

Costa Rica

  • No notable injuries.

Croatia

  • No notable injuries.

Denmark

  • Defender Andreas Christensen:He is currently out with a sprained ankle but should be back in time.

Ecuador

  • Striker Joao Rojas:He will miss the tournament due to a cruciate ligament injury.
  • Meia Gonzalo Plata:If in doubt about being drafted due to hip problems.
  • Defense Robert Arbeloda:Doubtful, will be called up after breaking his ankle on June 25.

England

  • Kalvin Phillips do Mediocamp:He will arrive at the tournament after being listed. The former Leeds player suffered a shoulder injury during their mid-season friendly against Barcelona and will not be available until 2023.
  • Mediocampista Emile Smith Rowe:He will definitely miss the tournament due to a groin injury. He is expected to return to training in December.
  • Defender Reece James:He will miss the tournament with a knee injury and is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks.
  • Defensor Kyle Walker:He was named in the England squad for the tournament.
  • Centrocampista Bukayo Saka:Unsurprisingly, he was named in England's World Cup squad.
  • Defensor Ben Chilwell:He will miss the tournament due to injury.

France

  • Midfielder N'Golo Kanté:He underwent surgery on the thigh injury. The midfielder visited a specialist from Chelsea's medical department to explore options for his rehabilitation, and it was agreed that he would undergo surgery to repair the damage. Following a successful operation, Kante is expected to be sidelined for four months, Chelsea have announced.
  • Midfielder Paul Pogba:After returning to fitness, Paul Pogba's agent announced at the end of October that the midfielder will not be able to recover from knee surgery quickly enough to make the squad.
  • Portero Mike Maignan:He was ruled out after suffering a calf injury.
  • Defending Boubacar Kamara:He was ruled out after suffering a knee injury.
  • Defender Lucas Digne:He was ruled out after suffering an ankle injury.

Germany

  • Striker Marco Reus:Dropped after being hit.
  • Centrocampista Florian Wirtz:He was ruled out after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury in March.
  • Striker Timo Werner: Was ruled out after suffering ankle ligament damage.

Gana

  • No notable injuries.

Will

  • Atacante Allahyar Sayyadmanesh:In doubt, he will be called up due to a thigh injury.
  • Forward Sardar Azmoun:In doubt, he will be called up after suffering a calf injury.

Japan

  • Delantero Ryo Miyaichi:He was ruled out with a cruciate ligament injury.
  • Defesa Yuta Nakayama:He was ruled out with an Achilles injury.

Mexico

  • Midfielder Jesus Corona:He will definitely miss the tournament due to an ankle injury.
  • Attacker Raúl Jiménez:In doubt of being called after reporting a chronic fatigue problem.

Morocco

  • Delantero Tarik Tissoudali:He was ruled out with a cruciate ligament injury.

Netherlands

  • Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum: Was discarded due to tibial fracture. He is expected to return to the field in the spring of 2023 unless he recovers quickly or his diagnosis improves. The Dutch midfielder, who is currently on loan from Paris Saint-Germain until the end of the season, suffered the injury in training in August.

Poland

  • Centrocampista Jakub Moder:He will definitely miss the tournament due to a cruciate ligament injury.

Portugal

  • Forward Diogo Jota:He has been ruled out after an extended spell on the sidelines with a calf muscle injury sustained against Manchester City, which will also sideline him for Portugal's World Cup campaign. The striker left the pitch in stoppage time in the 1-0 win at Anfield and will subsequently miss Liverpool's remaining eight games before the international break in November, as well as his country's appearance in the final in Qatar. However, Jota does not require surgery, as confirmed by the club.
  • Striker Pedro Neto:He was ruled out after suffering an ankle injury.
  • Defend Ricardo Pereira:He was ruled out with an Achilles injury.
  • Defender Nuno Mendes:He was appointed despite suffering a hamstring injury.
  • Defender Pepe:He was appointed despite suffering from a knee injury.

Trem

  • Midfielder Abdullah Al-Ahrak:He was ruled out with a cruciate ligament injury.

Saudi Arabia

  • No notable injuries.

Senegal

  • Midfielder Bouna Sarr:He was ruled out with a knee injury.
  • Forward bucket Keita:Suspended for anti-doping violation until December 5.
  • Striker Sadio Mane:He was summoned despitepicking up a tendon issue on november 8th.

Serbia

  • No notable injuries.

spain

  • Strikers Dani Olmo:He was recalled despite suffering an ankle injury.
  • Midfielder Mikel Oyarzabal:He was not selected after suffering an ACL injury last March.

South Korea

  • Forward Son Heung-min:He was recalled after suffering a fracture around his left eye last month.

Swiss

  • No notable injuries.

Tunisia

  • No notable injuries.

UE

  • Attorney Miles Robinson:He will definitely miss the tournament due to an Achilles tendon injury.

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Uruguay

  • Defender Ronald Araújo:He was called up for the tournament despite having surgery on his right thigh last month.

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  • No notable injuries.

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