River Plate star to be sidelined at least seven months
[ARGENTINA] River Plate forward Diego Buonanotte will be sidelined for at least seven months after being seriously injured in a car accident Christmas morning in Santa Fe province that killed three friends.
Buonanotte, a member of Argentina's 2008 Olympic gold-medal team, is in a hospital in Buenos Aires, where he remained sedated. He is in stable condition, having suffered a broken humerus and collar bone, a pulmonary contusion as well other injuries
He was returning to his family home in the village of Teodelina at 6:45 a.m. when he lost control of his Peugeot in heavy rain and it hit a tree.
Buonanotte and his friends Alexis Fulcheri, Gerardo Sune and Emanuel Melo were returning from a night at a nearby disco when the accident took place.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying April 24, 9:02 p.m. |
"We didn't want to have the appearance of an absolute army looking at every individual call ... Open Cup featuring 80 teams set for May 7 launch April 24, 8:51 p.m.
Weekend games for MLS teams during the World Cup break spice up the 101st edition of ... Three games to watch April 24, 8:42 p.m.
[MLS: Week 8] Without a lot of fanfare, D.C. United finds itself in the thick of ... Coors Light gets branded zone at Sporting Park April 24, 8:07 p.m.
[SOCCER BUSINESS] Sporting Kansas City has added Coors Light as the MLS club's official domestic beer ... Seattle Reign looks like the real deal April 24, 7:28 p.m.
[NWSL: Week 3] Sydney Leroux didn't score, and Megan Rapinoe didn't play, but that didn't stop ... The battle of Miami's traffic experts April 24, 7:04 p.m.
[MLS EXPANSION] You know MLS stadium plans for Miami are not being positioned well when the ... Joya's second goal in stoppage time trips up Xolos April 24, 2:46 p.m.
[USA UNDER-21 MEN] First-year Chicago Fire midfielder Benji Joya scored two goals, the second one in ... Ottawa holds Eddies to scoreless draw in first meeting April 23, 10:35 p.m.
[AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP] NASL clubs FC Edmonton and Ottawa opened the 2014 Amway Canadian Championship with ... Third time is charm for Cruz Azul April 23, 10:28 p.m.
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Cruz Azul, which lost in the first of the first two Concacaf Champions ... Wright-Phillips adds to Dynamo misery with hat trick April 23, 10:16 p.m.
[MLS: Week 8] Bradley Wright-Phillips, who had been doubtful after coming down with a fever on ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives