Real Madrid legend Marcelo cries profusely after an unintentional challenge that led to a potentially career-ending injury for Argentinos Juniors defender, Luciano Sanchez.
The 29-year-old footballer suffered a full dislocation of his left knee during the Copa Libertadores match causing his teammates to initially fear a broken leg.
However, a club medical report later confirmed the extent of the injury claiming it was full a dislocation.
Marcelo, known for his exceptional footwork and skill was maneuvering his way past the opponents when the unfortunate incident occurred.
His supporting leg, in mid-stride, landed l heavion Sanchez’s leg, resulting in the shocking injury.
Spectators were left stunned by the turn of events witnessing the aftermath of the distressing moment on the pitch.
The impact of the incident was evident as Marcelo was sent off in tears while Sanchez endured excruciating pain, surrounded by concerned players from both teams.
The match ended in a 1-1 draw but the focus remained as Sanchez’s well-being and the realization of the severity of the injury he sustained.
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Marcelo in tears after horror injury involving Luciano Sanchez.
Marcelo mistakenly lunged onto Luciano’s leg resulting in an absolute disgusting snap.
— Dirty Plays (@dirtyplays_pod) August 2, 2023