‘I will be FINE for Saturday’: Picture of Christian Pulisic celebrating from HOSPITAL surfaces after getting hurt scoring the goal that led USA past Iran to set up Netherlands showdown… as USMNT star man says he is ‘f***ing proud’ of his team
Christian Pulisic gave US fans and his team a boost before Saturday’s crucial Round of 16 match with the Netherlands.
Pulisic scored a winning goal in their final group match against Iran to advance to the next round. He then suffered an abdominal injury in the act of scoring. Following his substitution, he was taken to hospital.
Amid fears on his condition, what appears to be a snapchat picture of Pulisic from his hospital bed has surfaced on social media, retweeted by the USA team’s official account, showing him cheering.
US Soccer later revealed that Pulisic had suffered a pelvic contusion on Tuesday and was now day to day. However, he had already rejoined the squad at the hotel when they returned from the match.
Christian Pulisic claims he is fine to play in the US World Cup 16th game against the Netherlands
The photo in question is captioned: ‘So f***ing proud of my guys I’ll be ready Saturday don’t worry.’
The Netherlands are next, having finished first in Group A, ahead of Senegal and Ecuador, as well as hosts, Qatar.
Without Pulisic, the Dutch might be too big to conquer. But with him, they have every chance to knock off the Oranje.
Christian Pulisic plunged into the fire and eventually suffered an abdominal injury.
Pulisic has been lavished in praise by teammates and media alike since the US qualified for a chance at the quarter-finals.
Following the victory over Iran, Coach Gregg Berhalter didn’t provide any updates on the Chelsea winger.
Berhalter stated that he had not received any updates on his status.
Pulisic sprint to Sergino Det’s ball in the six yard area and converted it for the lead
Pulisic was treated and could not celebrate the team’s achievement.
“But, I’ve been saying it all along, it’s a wonderful thing to have one of your most talented players be one of the hardest-working. Christian is a wonderful player.
Tyler Adams, a midfielder, echoed the admiration expressed by his coach for Captain America postgame.
Adams said, “How many goals have he scored like this in his career?” Adams said.
“I mean, back post arrival, he is brilliant. His timing and ability to get in front the ball is amazing. He’ll do whatever it takes to win for this team.
‘[He’s a] huge player for us, obviously. Praying for him, wishing everything goes well.
“But he’ll hold on. He’ll do whatever it takes to win the next game. So we can count on him.
Pulisic was hurt after colliding with Iran keeper Alireza Beiranvand as he scored the winner
For the third time in four World Cups, the US is through the last-16 After The young Americans were dominant and retreated to witness the final, nervy exchanges.
It wasn’t without drama during nine minutes of stoppage time, and yet it ended in a famous win for the Stars and Stripes.
The second-youngest squad won the tournament with bravado and heart, finishing as runners up to England in Group A.
DeAndre Yedlin (C), a former Newcastle man, celebrates making it to the Round 16 where they will face the Netherlands at 10 o’clock EST.
“I always say it’s the United States against the World.” Star winger Tim Weah stated postgame that no one believed the U.S. could play football well. “We are just trying to show the rest of the world.
‘I think it’s no better than to do it with the people you love. My family is in the stands, and we do this for them.
The US’s growing squad will be looking to challenge its doubters, and the Dutch, Saturday morning.
Fans from the USA erupted in Qatar as well as abroad when their country was selected for Tuesday’s Round of 16