ANDl central defender Felipe Monteiro, of Atletico Madrid, was dismissed this Saturday from the Brazilian team due to a right knee injury and will lose what remains of America Cup.
The coach of the Canarinha, Adenor Leonardo Bacchi ‘Tite’, called instead to replace the central Atletico Madrid, to the defender Léo Ortiz, of Bragantino that he will join a concentration with the Brazilian national team for the first time.
Philip he sprained his right knee on June 16, the day before Brazil beat Peru, on the second day of group B of the 2021 America’s Cup. The player underwent examinations the next day, when “a partial injury to the external collateral ligament” was detected in his right knee.
In recent days he performed physiotherapy work, but last Thursday a new resonance found that the central of the Atletico Madrid he would not have conditions to recover in time to play in this America Cup, which ends on July 10. PhilipThe 32-year-old was one of the few Brazilian footballers who until now had not enjoyed minutes in the American competition and is now forced to say goodbye to concentration for that knee problem.
Your substitute, Léo Ortiz, is 25 years old and plays in the Bragantino, with which he has already completed a hundred games. The defender will join the delegation of the Brazilian team, already classified for the quarterfinals, next Tuesday, at the end of the first phase of the America Cup.