David Villa Leg Injury 2011- Barca forward breaks leg against Al Sadd in Club World Cup

By Soccer Blog | Dec 15, 2011

David Villa Leg Injury Al Sadd

Spanish striker David Villa is likely to be out for a lengthy spell ( see Villa leg injury video below) on the sidelines after breaking his leg in Barcelona’s Club World Cup semifinal against Qatari outfit Al Sadd. Villa suffered a fractured tibia while trying to convert a long pass in the first half. He was stretchered off and was replaced by Alexis Sanchez.

Video- David Villa Breaks Leg against Al Sadd in Club World Cup 2011

What does this mean for the rumour mills in January?

With Villa’s leg injury, all talk of him moving to England because of him being unsettled at Barcelona ends. Man City, Chelsea and Liverpool have all been linked with him, especially the former two.

Will Villa be fit for Euro 2012?

This is unclear. But initial estimates are that Villa will be out for atleast six months, which means that he is unlikely to feature in Spain’s Euro 2012 squad.

7 Comments so far
  1. LLLL December 15, 2011 12:17 pm

    Blow for Spain’s Euro 2012 hopes?

    Villa always seems to do his bit for La Roja, unlike Torres

  2. FCB 4 life December 15, 2011 12:26 pm

    Get well soon Villa.

    Nobody likes an injury like that

  3. Miguel December 15, 2011 12:39 pm

    Ouch indeed.

    Barca have struggled with injures this season

  4. Whoa December 15, 2011 12:50 pm

    whoa, that leg injury looks very bad.

    get well soon mate

  5. Sunday December 15, 2011 1:15 pm

    gives sanchez d chance to establish himself at barca

  6. Sunday December 15, 2011 1:18 pm

    unfortunate for villa though- nasty leg injury

  7. tafz May 15, 2012 8:11 pm

    get well soon villa, nasty leg injury , and make our team win………… yay for barca!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)……..

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