• Thursday Dec 12, 2013

    Costa Rica’s Wallace undergoes knee surgery

    Costa Rica international Rodney Wallace (left) will be out five-seven months after having knee surgery on December 12, 2013. (Photo: Imagenes en Costa Rica)

     

    PORTLAND, Oregon – Costa Rican international Rodney Wallace underwent successful surgery to repair a torn right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and a non-displaced right tibial plateau fracture as well as a meniscectomy of his right knee, his club – the USA’s Portland Timbers – announced Thursday.

    The 25-year-old, who sustained the injuries in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference Championship against Real Salt Lake on November 24, is expected to be out five-seven months.

    In 2013, Wallace played in 27 games during the MLS regular season, establishing career highs with seven goals, including a club-best three game-winners, and six assists. He started all four of Portland’s MLS Cup Playoff matches and ranked among the league’s postseason leaders with two assists. 

    With Costa Rica, the former D.C. United player won the 2013 UNCAF Copa Centroamericana, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 semifinal win over El Salvador and starting in a 1-0 triumph over Honduras in the final.  The midfielder also played for the Ticos in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, where they reached the quarterfinals.

  • Champions League



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

CONCACAF Champions League Announces 2013-14 Schedule

Twenty-Four Teams set to Compete for Regional Club Championship Starting August 6.

US vs Mexico Gold Cup 2011 Championship Final

United States vs Mexico Gold Cup 2011 Championship Final

USA vs Panama Final Highlights

USA vs Panama Final Highlights

Gold Cup groups, schedule unveiled

Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 21 at 10 a.m. local time in all markets

U15 Championship logo unveiled

CONCACAF unveiled on Saturday the logo designed by students for the inaugural CONCACAF Under-15 Championship to be held in the Cayman Islands in August.