Paulo Dybala Injury Update: Paulo Dybala scored against Lecce on Sunday to give Roma the important 3 points from the game. However, while scoring the goal, the Argentinian star injured himself, which might keep him on the sidelines for the rest of the 2022 year. This means Dybala will also be missing the upcoming FIFA Qatar World Cup.
Dybala is an important player for both his club and his national side, Argentina. And if he misses the rest of the World Cup, it’ll be a huge blow for the South American side.
All You Need To Know About Paulo Dybala And His Injury
AS Roma hosted Leece in the Serie A. After a rocking start, Roma scored the first goal in form of defender Chris Smalling. However, Leece equalized in the 39th minute with the help of Gabriel Strefezza’s goal. Then in the second half, Roma were handed a penalty.
Dybala stepped up to take the penalty and he converted it. However, in the process, he injured himself as the 28-years-old was seen limping.
Moment when Dybala scored and he got injured 😬
— All About Argentina 🛎🇦🇷 (@AlbicelesteTalk) October 9, 2022
After the game, Roma’s manager Jose Mourinho told the press that Dybala’s muscle injury is serious. He also added that it is difficult to see Dybala before 2023.
Muscle injury for Paulo Dybala tonight – and it looks so serious, José Mourinho says: "The injury looks very bad. I'd say bad, but honestly after speaking with Paulo… I think very bad". 🚨🇦🇷 #Dybala
Medical check on Monday for Dybala. World Cup with Argentina, now at risk. pic.twitter.com/86KHcuIfGQ
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 9, 2022
Mourinho said, “The injury looks very bad. I’d say bad, but honestly after speaking with Paulo… I think very bad.”
The medical check will be done on 10th October, Monday and the final reports will only give clarity, if he is out of the World Cup or not.
Paulo Dybala’s AS Roma Career
The 28-years-old Argentinian joined Roma from Juventus in the summer of 2022 on a free transfer. Moreover, he has now scored 5 goals in Serie A and has assisted twice so far for his new team.