Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
MOSCOW, April 25 (Itar-Tass) – RIA Novosti. Football player "Liverpool" and the England team Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the rest of the season and the World Cup in Russia due to a knee injury received in the first semi-final match of the Champions League against the Italian "Roma", according to the official website of the English club.
A meeting "Liverpool" – "Roma" was held on Tuesday and ended with a score of 5: 2 in favor of the hosts. 24-year-old Oxlade-Chamberlain received damage on the 18th minute of the match after a junction with the defender of the Romans, Alexander Kolarov.
The midfielder is diagnosed with knee ligament injury, because of which the season is over for him. At the same time, specific terms for the restoration of the player are not reported.
The World Championship in Russia will be held from June 14 to July 15. Team England in the group stage will perform in Group G, where its rivals will be the teams of Belgium, Panama and Tunisia.