Injured Portugal Defender Fabio Coentrao Out of FIFA World Cup

Fabio Coentrao suffered a thigh injury during Portugal's 4-0 thrashing by Germany on Monday.

updated: June 18, 2014 01:40 IST
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Portugal full-back Fabio Coentrao is out of the World Cup after suffering a thigh injury dealing another blow to the already fragile morale of the team, the Portuguese Federation (FPF) said Tuesday.

Fabio Coentrao


Coentrao was forced off after 65 minutes of his country's disastrous opening Group G 4-0 thrashing by Germany on Monday.

Coentrao suffered a "second grade tear of the adductor longus muscle in the right thigh," said the FPF statement on their website.

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