On Saturday, the Australian club reported that Nani, the Portugal international who currently plays for Melbourne Victory, has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament.
The 36-year-old footballer, who represented Sporting in Portugal, was injured in Melbourne Victory’s defeat by Brisbane Roar (0-1), in Round 11 of the Australian Championship, and ended up being confirmed as a worst-case scenario for the striker. After conducting medical examinations.
Portuguese striker Luis Nani ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament. X-rays today confirmed the extent of the injury sustained late in Friday’s match against Brisbane Roar.”
Melbourne Victory coach Tony Popovic reacted: ′′ Nani has made a huge impact on the club with his leadership and experience and it will be a huge loss for our team. The whole club will move in to support him during his recovery.”
Nani has been with Melbourne Victory since the start of the season, having provided an assist in nine matches.
Saturday’s surveys confirmed that @employee Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.
Everyone at Melbourne Victory is devastated by the news and will be supporting Nani through her recovery.
—Melbourne Victory (@omvfc) January 7, 2023
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