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Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has knee surgery

Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has successfully undergone surgery to treat a painful swelling in his right knee. Doctor Ricard Pruna, who was in charge of the operation, says the 35-year-old club captain's cyst was extracted Wednesday in a 35-minute routine operation. The surgeon says his objective was to have Puyol ''training alongside the rest of the squad by July...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Barcelona defender Puyol signs 3-year extension

Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has signed a three-year contract extension that will likely see him finish his career at his boyhood club. The 34-year-old Spain international says ''I am very happy - my plan was to stay on here for as many years as I could.'' Puyol's contract was set to run out at the end of this season. Puyol debuted with Barcelona's first...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Carles Puyol Scores Spectacular Backwards Header

Barcelona FC captain and veteran defender Carles Puyol doesn’t score that often, but when he does it’s usually with his head. During Wednesday’s Cope del Rey match between heavyweight Barcelona FC and spanish side Malaga, Puyol scored a brilliant (and somewhat lucky) header in the 30th minute to give Barca the 2-1 lead. Puyol redirected a cross from teammate Thiago off the...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Carles Puyol's Misfortune Continues, Barcelona Captain Suffers Gruesome Elbow Injury (Video)

Carles Puyol has already missed much of the new season because of various injuries, and his misery continues. The FC Barcelona captain dislocated his elbow Tuesday, suffering a gruesome injury that will keep him sidelined for the next six to eight weeks. The injury occured in the 76th minute of a UEFA Champions League game at Portugal's Benfica. Puyol was jumping to head away...
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Barcelona Defender Carles Puyol Suffers Nasty Injury

Star defender Carles Puyol suffered a nasty injury to his right arm in Barcelona’s Champions League win over Benfica, today. In the 76th minute, Puyol jumped for a header from a corner kick but landed very awkwardly on his arm, bending his elbow in a way it was not meant to bend. From the looks of the video, the injury could be more than just his elbow, as the entire weight of...
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October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Puyol: No problem over new deal

Captain Carles Puyol wants to stay at Barcelona until he retires - and insists there will be no problem in agreeing a new deal with the club. Puyol's current contract only runs until next summer but after a difficult few months during which he missed the European Championships due to a knee injury, the 34-year-old defender is desperate to get back onto the field of play for...
Via Fox Soccer
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Puyol: Everything OK after knee surgery

Barcelona defender Carles Puyol says his knee operation went well. Puyol wrote on his Twitter feed after undergoing surgery to his right knee on Saturday, saying ''I'm in my room after the operation. Everything OK.'' The 34-year-old Puyol is set to miss Barcelona's Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao on May 25 and Spain's title defense at the...
Via Fox Soccer
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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