Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland needed to look away within the stands as his teammate Mateu Morey suffered a horrific damage towards Holsten Kiel within the German cup semifinal on Saturday, discovering his knee caught within the turf.
The third division minnows, who had upset the chances to knock out home rulers and Champions League holders Bayern Munich on penalties earlier within the competitors, have been outclassed on the Sign Iduna Park.
A brace from Gio Reyna and targets by Marco Reus, Thorgan Hazard and Jude Bellingham gave the hosts a 5-0 and a date within the last with RB Leipzig.
But it was the horrendous incident involving Morey that stole the headlines.
MADRE DE DIOS LO QUE LE ACABA DE PASAR A MATEU MOREY 😱😱 Ojalá sea lo menos posible pero tiene pinta de haberse destrozado la rodilla entera… pic.twitter.com/73GQurlKFs
— Forza Atleti (@Alberto1903_1) May 1, 2021
Dominated out of the match via damage and watching from the stands, golden boy Erling Haaland regarded away in horror as his teammate twisted his knee at a shuddering angle whereas stretching to regulate the ball.
“That did not look good,” admitted goalscorer Reus post-match to Ruhr Nachrichten.
“We have now to attend and see what the investigations reveal.”
Ex-Liverpool star Emre Can vowed: “After all we’re glad about [getting to] the ultimate, however Mateu’s damage appeared dangerous.
“We’ll assist him irrespective of how lengthy he’s out. It hurts us all.”
Spain youth prospect Morey had been having fun with a breakthrough marketing campaign at Dortmund, that includes in 23 video games for them thus far.
Introduced on within the 62nd minute with the rating already 5-0, his cameo lasted simply 12 minutes when the grim accident ended his afternoon and season.
Stretchers have been instantly referred to as for Morey, who was changed by Belgium worldwide Thomas Meunier. Dortmund are not sure how lengthy he will likely be again for.
Providing their assist, Dortmund wrote on Twitter: “If there may be anybody who will give their all to return again stronger, it is Mateu. We’re all with you.”
Haaland echoed the sentiment, sharing a photograph of Instagram of himself together with his shut pal, including: “Come again stronger.”
⚫️ Fur Dortmund nach Berlin 🟡 Gutted to must miss the ultimate, however I will likely be your largest fan within the stands! I sadly must bear surgical procedure and will likely be working exhausting to return again stronger. The street to restoration begins now! HEJA @bvb ⚫️🟡 pic.twitter.com/axmiP8nHrO
— Mateu Jaume (@mateujaume2) May 2, 2021
Taking to his personal Twitter account, Morey posted a photograph of himself smiling with thumbs and his ft up on Sunday afternoon.
“Gutted to must miss the ultimate however I will likely be your largest fan within the stands,” he mentioned.
“I sadly must bear surgical procedure and will likely be working exhausting to return again stronger. The street to restoration begins now.”