United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) forward Christian Pulisic has been hospitalized with an abdominal injury he sustained while scoring the game-winning goal for the United States. Decisive 1-0 victory over Iran in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
A NFL spokesperson told CNN in an email that Pulisic, who collided with the Iranian goalkeeper after scoring his goal, went for a medical but was “not hospitalised”.
In a social media post, the team said Pulisic was diagnosed with a pelvic contusion. His game condition is day by day.
Pulisic met the rest of the team as they returned to the team hotel. In a video posted to Twitter by USMNT officials, the 24-year-old can be seen grinning widely and using a cell phone to record teammates walking through a cheering crowd in the hallway.
Fellow striker Tim Weah hugs Pulisic.
FOX Sports World Cup broadcaster tweeted a picture of Pulisic in a hospital bed with the caption “So f**king proud of my men I’ll be ready on Saturday don’t worry.” Twitter account for the men’s national soccer team He retweeted the Fox Sports tweet.
Pulisic did not discuss his situation when he was Posted on his verified Instagramwriting: “No words explain what this means to us! Let’s go @usmnt”
The US men’s national team cruised to a narrow 1-0 victory over Iran in nerve-wracking Group B of Qatar 2022, securing their place in the knockout stage.
Pulisic’s first-half goal was all that separated the two sides as the NAFC reached the last 16 for the first time since 2014 – but happiness turned to anxiety after it became clear the superstar was injured while scoring the winning goal, leaving a player injured. Chelsea. You are assisted off the field by paramedics.
Pulisic quickly returned to the field, but it was clear that he was still suffering from a knockout. Despite only playing one half, Pulisic was named Man of the Match.
The USMNT is hoping its superstar, dubbed “Captain America” by some, can be fit for the Round of 16 on Saturday. As Group B runners-up, the United States will face Group A winners Netherlands, ranked No. 8 in the world.