ROME – Leonardo Spinazzola this afternoon he was accompanied to the Sant’Andrea Hospital in Rome to support instrumental examinations of the Achilles tendon. The full-back was injured yesterday during the match of the quarterfinals of the European Championships between Italy and Belgium. After the first checks during the evening, Spinazzola returned to Coverciano with the team and this afternoon at 2 pm he left for the capital accompanied by prof. Ferretti for MRI which confirmed the subcutaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon.
The player will be operated on in the next few days, but it is not excluded that the twenty-seven year old cannot make a further investigation. In fact, Rome is considering a first I have been consulting since professor Contact Orava dell’NEO Hospital in Turku, Finland. He is nicknamed “The Doctor of Miracles” for the many successful interventions to the players: from Beckham a Barzagli, then Coentrao, Bonaventura and also a Giallorossi. In 2019 also Bryan Cristante was visited by the luminary for the detachment of the right adductor tendon remedied in the first minutes of the match against Sampdoria.
Spinazzola, the phone calls from Mourinho and Tiago Pinto
Spinazzola has definitively left the blue retreat and will remain in the capital awaiting the decisions of Rome on the intervention to which he will have to undergo. In the afternoon, after the exams at Sant’Andrea, the boy received phone calls from Mourinho e James Pinto. The new coach and the general manager wanted to cheer up the blue for the unfortunate injury. A particularly welcome call from Spinazzola who can’t wait to put these complicated days behind him.