He came to replace Haaland and withdrew from Borussia Dortmund’s preseason due to testicular cancer




The Ivorian striker arrived to replace Haaland’s goals, but a tumor was discovered and he had to leave the team’s preparation in Switzerland.


sebastien hallerIvory Coast striker Borussia Dortmundhad to urgently leave the preseason of the German team in the Swiss town of Bad Ragaz, after detecting that suffers from a tumor in a testicle in the medical tests to which he underwent this Monday, according to the club.



“The player had complained of discomfort after training Monday morning. Over the course of the day, the intensive medical tests she underwent finally revealed that suffers from a tumor in the testicle”, explained the German team. However, Haller, 28, who arrived at Borussia Dortmund this summer from Ajax as Erling Haaland’s replacementwill be submitted in the next few days “for further examinations in a specialized medical center”.

“This news has been a ‘shock’ for Sébastien Haller and for all of us”Borussia Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl said. “The entire Borussia Dortmund family wishes that Sébastien makes a full recovery as soon as possible and that we can hug him again soon. We will do everything to ensure that he receives the best possible treatment.”concluded the sports director of the German club.

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The statement that Sébastien Haller uploaded to his social networks

“I am excited. And I know that thanks to you this will not be more than another test on our common path”Haller indicated, in a message posted on his Instagram account to thank the samples of encouragement received at his new club.

Then he added: “Thank you all for the many messages of support and love since yesterday’s announcement. My family and I thank you. I will now focus on my recovery to come back stronger.”.



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