Still hospitalized, the Bayern Leverkusen midfielder wrote a few words on social media to thank the support he received in the last hours. It will be three months without playing.
With visible signs of pain, but trying to get a smile and, little by little, forget the bad drink to face the respective recovery, Exequiel Palacios wrote this Saturday a message on social networks to thank so many samples of support.
Still admitted to the Sanatorio Finocchieto –This Friday he was visited by Nahuel Gallardo and Enzo Fernández, former teammates in River-, Pala express: “I wanted to thank everyone for the messages. Now we have to recover and come back stronger than ever.”
Palacios was beaten by Ángel Romero last Thursday at La Bombonera and He presented direct trauma to the left paravertebral lumbar area, with a fracture of the transverse processes of the lumbar spine. The rehabilitation will require an approximate time of three months, at least.
“In five or six weeks he could begin to move. Without playing two or three months will pass,” explained Donato Villani, head of the AFA’s Medical Department. The first part of the recovery will begin in Argentina, after being cleared by Bayer Leverkusen, his current team. The medical team of the German team is in permanent contact with Argentine doctors.
“Exequiel is in good hands and our doctors will keep in touch. But we will bring him back as soon as possible so that he can start his rehabilitation at Werkstatt, where we have the best facilities for his recovery,” said Simon Rolfes, the Director on Friday Leverkusen sports car.
Now, Palacios is already focused on coming back stronger than before to continue doing what he likes the most.