Subscribe Now Subscribe Now
Home > Sports News > Football News > Article > Germany forward Timo Werner ruled out of FIFA World Cup with ankle injury

Germany forward Timo Werner ruled out of FIFA World Cup with ankle injury

Updated on: 04 November,2022 09:21 AM IST  |  Berlin
IANS |

The 26-year-old was withdrawn after 19 minutes of RB Leipzig's 4-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday

Germany forward Timo Werner ruled out of FIFA World Cup with ankle injury

Timo Werner. Pic/AFP


Germany forward Timo Werner has been ruled out of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar after suffering an ankle injury, his club RB Leipzig confirmed on Thursday


The 26-year-old was withdrawn after 19 minutes of RB Leipzig's 4-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.


"Timo Werner suffered an ankle injury last night in the win over Shakhtar Donetsk. Scans today in Leipzig showed that he has unfortunately torn the syndesmosis ligament in his left ankle and will therefore be out for the rest of 2022," the German football club said in a tweet.


Also read: Lionel Messi says 2022 FIFA World Cup will be his last: Report

The former Chelsea striker, who has returned to form this term, has scored 24 goals in 55 appearances for Germany. Werner was part of the German squad at the 2018 World Cup and Euro 2020.

Germany's first World Cup match is against Japan on November 23.

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

Register for FREE
to continue reading !

This is not a paywall.
However, your registration helps us understand your preferences better and enables us to provide insightful and credible journalism for all our readers.

Mid-Day Web Stories

Mid-Day Web Stories

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK