Pablo Marí, operated and two months without playing after being stabbed

The Spanish soccer player of the Italian club Monza Pablo Marí underwent surgery this Friday to reduce the muscular damage caused after being stabbed in the back in a shopping center in Assago, on the outskirts of Milan (north of Italy), and will be able to return to training in two months, according to the medical report of the Milanese hospital where he is admitted.

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28 October 2022 Friday 05:33
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Pablo Marí, operated and two months without playing after being stabbed

The Spanish soccer player of the Italian club Monza Pablo Marí underwent surgery this Friday to reduce the muscular damage caused after being stabbed in the back in a shopping center in Assago, on the outskirts of Milan (north of Italy), and will be able to return to training in two months, according to the medical report of the Milanese hospital where he is admitted.

"The specialists of the General Surgery-Traumatology team of the Niguarda hospital in Milan have performed this morning the surgical intervention to reconstruct the two injured muscles of Pablo Marí's back. The operation went well and he is expected to be discharged in two or three days", reads the medical report.

"After the operation, the player will be able to start a rehabilitation process. This type of muscle injury usually requires two months of rest before being able to resume physical activity," they added. The operation, which was carried out under total anesthesia, "served to suture the wounds", they explained from the Niguarda hospital in Milan, where the player is admitted, who arrived "awake and conscious" and with a wound that "was not deep ".

Marí was injured after being attacked by a 46-year-old Italian man with mental problems who stabbed four other people, one of whom, a Bolivian employee of the Carrrefour supermarket, died while being taken to hospital.

As explained by Monza's CEO, Adriano Galliani, after visiting the footballer in the hospital on Thursday night, the Spanish defender, trained at Mallorca and who has played for clubs in five countries, acknowledged that "he was lucky" because he saw die a person in front of him. Galliani returned to the hospital today to inquire about the player's state of health accompanied by Marí's wife.

The attack occurred around 6:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. GMT) this Thursday, when a man grabbed a knife from the shelves of a Carrefour supermarket located inside the shopping center and began stabbing those present, including the player who He was with his wife and son.

According to a first reconstruction, it is a person with mental problems who was undergoing treatment. The Carrefour chain expressed in a note "its utmost closeness to the employees and customers involved in the attack and their families" and confirmed that the police were immediately called and that the attacker was arrested.

According to the newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, the aggressor was arrested thanks to the intervention of former soccer player Massimo Tarantino, who played for Bologna, Inter and Naples, who managed to immobilize him until the arrival of the police.

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