Broken Foot in Two Parts, Young Chievo midfielder Soon Undergo Surgery
Verona – Good fortune was not in favor of Federico Mattiello, young midfielder Chievo Verona. The 19-year-old suffered a broken bone in his right foot while playing face Roma.
Mattiello appear as a starter when Chievo host Roma at Marc Antonio Bentegodi, Sunday (03/08/2015) night. But unfortunate for him because it’s just 16 minutes on the pitch before then suffered a terrible injury.
When it Chievo just apply pressure, but the ball was captured by the Romans and swept from the penalty box. The ball rolled away from the penalty box and attempt to pursue Radja Nainggolan. That’s when Mattiello also tries to steal the ball and engaged in a duel with the Roma midfielder.
In the process both players fell, then the referee blew the whistle and assume Mattiello wrongdoing. But who would have thought it Mattiello who had suffered serious injuries. He broke his leg at the shin and looks crooked.
The medical staff was immediately handle, while some players seem noticed Matiello with concern. After the game later confirmed on loan from Juventus was fractured in the tibia and fibula.
Chievo and Juventus act quickly and ensure the operation to be done on Sunday (8/3) evening local time or just a few hours after the game. Even though it looks bad, but reports said Mattiello lucky enough not damaged ligaments. He is expected to miss five to seven months.
“I want to pray Mattiello to quickly recover. We were close to him and believe he will return to play in tougher conditions than before,” said Chievo coach Rolando Maran told Mediaset Premium quoted by Football Italia.
While Nainggolan also expect Mattiello can recover. He claimed to fear and had requested her phone number to be contacted directly Mattiello.
“When the duel, I honestly ask a free kick for me. Then I look to the bench Chievo and realized there were no injuries,” said Nainggolan told Sky Sport Italia.
“I saw pieces of the video after the game. Tekel me as strong as tekelnya, but his feet are locked in between my legs when he fell.”
“This is very unfortunate, especially since he is still so young. I am praying for the best. I have asked Chievo to give his phone number so I could call him later,” said Indonesia’s bloody midfielder told Football Italia.
Own Chievo 0-0 draw against Roma in the game. The result leaves Roma just picking one point in eight games of a total of 10 who lived since the turn of the year.