Claudio Pizarro from Werder Bremen must fear for his participation in the South America Championship. The 32-year-old striker moved to an injury in his right knee.
Lima (Peru) (SID) - Claudio Pizarro of the football club Werder Bremen must fear for his participation in the South America Championship. The 32-year-old striker moved to an injury in his right knee in a training game for the Peruvian national team against a U17 team of the Club Sporting Cristal. This was announced by team doctor Julio Seguro.
Whether Pizarro Copa America at the 43. from 1 to 24 July in Argentina available is still unclear. Now further investigation should bring certainty. Pizarro, with 142 goals top foreign goalscorer in the Bundesliga, was zusammengeprallt in the match against Cristal with an opponent.
Pizarro had been his comeback in the national team of Peru break after over three years in March 2011. He was brought back again by coach Sergio Markarian in the squad, after he was been suspended in November 2007 after the match against Brazil by the Association.