ReutersMay 25, 2023, 02:02 PM ET2 Minute Learn

Delphine Cascarino has scored 14 objectives in 56 appearances for France.Visionhaus/Getty Photographs

France’s Delphine Cascarino will miss the World Cup after her membership Lyon mentioned on Thursday that she could be sidelined for “a number of months” after rupturing an anterior cruciate ligament.

Cascarino, who has made 56 appearances for France, ruptured her proper ACL in a league win over Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.

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“[Cascarino] underwent assessments in midweek, which … revealed a partial rupture of the appropriate anterior cruciate ligament,” Lyon mentioned in a press release. The French membership added that the winger might want to bear reconstructive surgical procedure and shall be out “for a number of months”.

“Sadly, I will not have the ability to participate within the World Cup this summer season with my crew mates, whom I will be supporting from right here,” Cascarino mentioned on Instagram.

France, who’re additionally with out Marie-Antoinette Katoto, shall be trying to win their maiden World Cup at this yr’s showpiece occasion, which is being co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia from July 20-Aug. 20.

They start their marketing campaign in Group F in opposition to Jamaica on July 23 earlier than dealing with Brazil and Panama.

France aren’t the one crew to be hit by main accidents forward of the World Cup.

The U.S. girls’s nationwide crew, winners of the final two World Cups, shall be with out forwards Mallory Swanson and Catarina Macario as a consequence of knee accidents.

European champions England, in the meantime, will certainly be lacking captain Leah Williamson and ahead Fran Kirby whereas Euro 2022 participant of the match Beth Mead can be unlikely to be match after injuring her ACL final December.

By Editor