FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil's Danilo ruled out of World Cup due to injury

Jul 06, 2018, 16:46 IST | IANS

Danilo started Brazil's tournament opener against Switzerland. After that, the Manchester City man missed three matches due to a thigh problem

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil's Danilo ruled out of World Cup due to injury
Danilo/AFP

Brazil right-back Danilo was on Friday ruled out for the remainder of the ongoing FIFA World Cup due to ligament damage in his left ankle. Danilo picked up the injury during training on Thursday, according to ESPNFC report.

Danilo started Brazil's tournament opener against Switzerland. After that, the Manchester City man missed three matches due to a thigh problem. He recently returned to full training with the squad but injured the ankle during training. The Brazilian Football Confederation said Danilo would not recover in time to play another game in the tournament.

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