Miedema will miss the World Cup after suffering an ACL injury


Netherlands goal scorer Vivianne Miedema She said she has no intention of playing in the Women’s World Cup this year because of the serious knee injury she sustained in December.

The 26-year-old underwent surgery after breaking his front leg in the process Arsenal’s 1-0 Champions League group stage loss to Olympique Lyonnais.

Of the World Cup will be held in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20.

The Netherlands finished second in the 2019 edition in France.

“No hope. I will definitely miss the World Cup which is difficult,” Miedema told the BBC on Sunday.

“I hope to be back for the start of next season. That’s my focus now – I have to be honest, the recovery is going well. It’s slow but small steps.” Miedema, who has 95 international goals in 115 appearances, was part of the Netherlands that won the 2017 European Championship on the ground.


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