ITALY – Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has sent a message to Everton midfielder, Andre Gomes following the player’s horrific injury during the Toffees’ 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday.
OgeneAfrican reports that Gomes suffered the horrific leg injury following a challenge by Tottenham’s Son Heung-min during both side’s 1-1 Premier League draw at Goodison Park on Sunday. Read it here.
Gomes was immediately taken to hospital in an ambulance, after being treated on the pitch.
Referee Martin Atkinson originally handed Son a yellow card, but quickly upgraded his decision to a red card, after seeing the extent of the damage to Gomes.
Gomes underwent surgery on Monday and Everton have confirmed they expect him to make a full recovery. Read it here.
Reacting to the development, Ronaldo, a fellow country teammate with Gomes, in a post on his official Instagram page, wished the 26-year-old a speedy recovering.
Posting a picture of himself and Gomes on international duty for Portugal, Ronaldo prayed for a fast recovery and vowed Gomes “will come back stronger”.