Monday, March 19, 2018, 16h56

Salvio and Rúben Dias discharged from the National Teams


Winger and center-back of Benfica, injured, will recover at Caixa Futebol Campus.

Salvio and Rúben Dias, due to injuries, were discharged from the National Teams of Argentina and Portugal, respectively, missing the friendly matches.

Responding to the call, Salvio went to Manchester, in order to join the National team of Argentina that will face Italy next Friday. Nevertheless, after straight observation, the medical departments of the National team and of Benfica have concluded that the best for the winger would be to proceed with the recovering process at Caixa Futebol Campus.


The same king of dialogue was established between the medical departments of Benfica and “Federação Portuguesa de Futebol” towards the recovering process of Rúben Dias, who was called-up by the very first time to the National Team, for the friendly matches against Egypt (March 23rd) and The Netherlands (March 26th).

The center-back suffered, an ankle (right) sprain in the last match of Liga NOS, against Feirense.

Text: João Sanches

Pics: SL Benfica

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