Vitor Roque left Athletico Paranaense’s game against Internacional when just 11 minutes had passed. The young striker, already signed by Barcelona, suffered a serious injury to his left ankle, which also resulted in a dangerous twist of his knee and forced him to leave the pitch on a stretcher and in clear pain, causing concern among the club’s fans. Furacao.
Vitor Roque played this important Brasileirao game after scoring in the last three games of the Brazilian championship and having already scored 11 goals in total. Now everything remains in limbo and we are waiting for the medical report in the next few hours that will determine the extent of the injury.
Given the possible severity of the injury to his right knee and left ankle, the young 18-year-old striker remained on the substitutes’ bench, where he received initial medical treatment. There he could be seen much calmer, although with a serious and worried expression. He was probably also frustrated because he left the game without having had much time to intervene.
The future Barcelona striker was looking forward to the new nomination of Fernando Diniz as he had the opportunity to be included in the list of players competing in the third and fourth rounds of qualification. Now this injury could put a damper on those plans and with Brasileirao having such a tight schedule, it could also see him miss several days. Not only is he fighting with Paranaense for the places in the Copa Libertadores, but he also has the chance to become the tournament’s top scorer. He is only two goals behind Tiquinho Soares, the top scorer.