NWSL: A-Rod plans on making third comeback

Injured just 54 minutes into her second comeback with FC Kansas City, Amy Rodriguez will miss the rest of the NWSL season because of an anterior cruciate ligament tear in her left knee.

Her left leg buckled in a challenge from a Boston Breakers player and she fell to the field and had to be stretchered off.

Rodriguez, who missed last season while giving birth to her second child, had scored in the 48th minute of Sunday’s 2-0 win over the Breakers.

“I am heartbroken to announce that I tore my ACL and will soon undergo surgery,” Rodriguez wrote on Instagram after her injury was confirmed. “I plan to return back home and recover with my family. I couldn’t be more thankful for the support of my coaches, teammates, medical staff, friends, family and fans. I know I have a long road ahead of me, but I’m already looking forward to lacing up my cleats again. I’ve made a comeback twice before, and I will do it again! Philippians 4:13.”

A-Rod also sat out of the 2013 NWSL while pregnant but returned to help FC Kansas City win back-to-back NWSL titles. She scored both goals in the 2014 final and the winner again in 2015.

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1 comment about "NWSL: A-Rod plans on making third comeback".
  1. Quarterback TD, April 19, 2017 at 8:39 a.m.

    This chick has all her priorities screw up. She need to follow the path laid out by any successful female professional sport player regardless of the sport. Seems like she is doing it backwards but who am I to criticize. Tore ACL is a serious injury for any sport and do not wish that on any player but with the best doctors and medical treatment she can be back on the field in 12 months. Ropenoe was able to recover and I have seen young players recover also.

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