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Argentina's Romero to miss World Cup

Argentina's Romero to miss World Cup

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Player from the Argentine soccer national team Sergio Romero offers a press conference at the Serena Suite hotel in La Serena (Chile) on 14 June 2015. Argentina will be facing Uruguay on 16 June in a Copa America 2015 Group B soccer match. EFE/Javier Valdes Larrondo
Buenos Aires, May 23 (IANS) Sergio Romero, the goalkeeper of the Argentine team in the last two FIFA World Cups, has suffered an injury on his right knee and will be left out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
"Argentina's goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, will be removed from the list of 23 players who will participate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Manchester United player suffered today a joint blockage in his right knee," the Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced on its website on Tuesday, reports EFE news agency.
"Nahuel Guzman will be the goalkeeper who will replace Sergio Romero in the call," the AFA said on its official Twitter account.
The other two goalkeepers among the list of 23 players are River Plate FC's Franco Armani and Chelsea's Wilfredo Caballero.
Romero suffered the knee injury during afternoon training on Tuesday.
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