Fiorentina crock Mario Gomez is happy to have avoided serious injury.
The striker was stretchered off during the Violaâs 1-1 draw with Cagliari on Sunday and diagnosed with a partially torn collateral medial knee ligament.
âFirst of all, I want to thank you for your great support, even directly during the game on Sunday,â wrote Gomez on Facebook.
âI am happy that the cruciate ligament was not damaged and it is âonlyâ the other ligament that has problems. Therefore I was fortunate.
âItâs all water under the bridge, as now I want to heal as quickly as possible so I can get back in shape.
âWith our super fans I will support the team over the next few weeks and Iâm sure the lads will play to their best. Forza Viola! Your Mario.â
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