Germany’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen will miss the European Championship next month after the Barcelona goalkeeper said on Monday he was due to have knee surgery.
The 29-year-old played the full 90 minutes in Sunday’s 2-1 home loss to Celta Vigo, which ended Barcelona’s La Liga title challenge with one game left in the season.
“I decided with the club’s medical team that I would do an additional procedure on my knee. I’m sad to miss Euro 2020 this summer with Germany, ”Ter Stegen wrote on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/CO-SpqmgAkZ/?igshid=hugobk66nn7i.
“For the first time in many years, I will be a home fan to support my country, I hope we win. “
Bayern Munich goalkeeper and German captain Manuel Neuer is set to start at Euro where they are in Group F with world champions Hungary, Portugal and France, whom they will face in their first match on 15 June in Munich.
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