Vinicius Junior, the Real Madrid star, suffered an injury in the first half of the Brazilian national team’s match against its host, Colombia, in the match currently being held, within the fifth round of the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup finals, which will be held in the United States of America, Canada and Mexico.
Vinicius Junior injured
Colombia vs Brazil
The Brazilian national team took the lead over the hosts through Arsenal star Martinelli with a goal in the 4th minute, after a distinctive attack with Vinicius Junior, but the latter did not complete the first half and left with a hamstring injury. The injury appears severe and signs of concern appeared on everyone after the fall of the current most expensive Brazilian player.
Brazil national team
The Brazilian national team is seeking to get out of its sorrows after losing in the previous match against Uruguay with a score of 2-0, while it suffered a draw against Venezuela on its home soil and among its fans, which prompted them to attack the players, especially the Saudi Al Hilal star Neymar da Silva.
Colombia vs Brazil
Brazilian star Neymar da Silva will be absent from today’s match after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury in the match against Uruguay, which was held in the last round of the World Cup qualifiers.
The absence of veteran goalkeeper Ederson, the Manchester City star, was also confirmed after he was excluded from the team’s roster participating in the current Brazilian national team camp due to an injury he suffered during the Chelsea summit in the English Premier League.
Brazil vs Argentina
The Brazilian national team is preparing to face the world champion Argentina on Wednesday, November 22nd, in the sixth round of the World Cup qualifiers.
South America World Cup qualifiers standings
The World Cup holder, Argentina, started the qualifiers in the best possible way under the leadership of Messi, after achieving victory in the first 4 matches, and will face difficult tests against Uruguay and Brazil in the current pause, as they will be public matches, but they will not affect the qualification position in any way.
Behind Argentina are Uruguay, Brazil and Venezuela with 7 points, with each of them winning two matches, losing one and drawing the same.
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