Diana Ordóñez touches her head after suffering the hard headbutt. (TUDN screenshot)
The Mexican Women’s Team started the Women’s Gold Cup qualifiers on the right foot by beating their Puerto Rican team 2 to 1 on the Azteca Stadium field; However, she suffered a loss from her squad after player Diana Ordóñez left the match after clashing heads with her own teammate.
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The unfortunate episode occurred in the 29th minute of running time when the Houston Dash player collided with her teammate Kimberly Rodríguez after clearing a corner kick by the Puerto Rican team.
Ordóñez, after the clash of heads with Rodríguez, took the worst part because the player began to bleed and lay down on the grass, setting off the alarms of the Tricolor doctors who immediately entered the playing field to treat the two players.
The player leaves in the cart of misfortunes after receiving the hard impact on her head. (Twitter)
Kimberly Rodríguez fortunately only suffered a slight blow, unlike Diana Ordóñez who had to leave in the cart of misfortunes to load her into an ambulance that took her to a hospital in Mexico City. The Pachuca Femenil soccer player, Charlyn Corral entered the field to replace her.
Minutes later, through a brief message published on social networks, the Mexican Women’s National Team revealed that the soccer player is fine despite the strong crash that caused an opening in her head.
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“He is conscious and we are waiting for the official diagnosis,” Tri Femenil published on their social networks.
Diana Ordóñez herself on her X account, formerly Twitter, thanked the fans for their affection and encouraging messages, and reported that she is fine.
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“Thank you all for your concern, I want to tell you that I am fine. Thank God everything went well. I am very proud of the team, today we added 3 points and we are going for more. I have already started my recovery to return as soon as possible with this great team,” Ordoñez posted.
Message from Diana Ordóñez about her state of health. (screenshot)
The next game of the Mexican National Team will be on Tuesday, September 26 against Trinidad and Tobago at the Hidalgo Stadium.