Brazil faced Argentina in a friendly game in front of over 95,000 fans at legendary MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground), coach Tite suffered his first defeat ever since he took over a year ago, but at least news about Gabriel Jesus were exactly what the Brazilians wanted to hear.
He is fine. I spoke to the doctor, he said he is OK. He already did the exam to see if his jaw is broken or not, but nothing has happened
Edu Gaspar, Brazil’s team coordinator, a former Arsenal player, said to the Australian Associated Press.
The Manchester City striker was taken off the field by stretcher late in the game, after City teammate Nicolas Otamendi accidentally elbowed him on the face.
Tite told the Press right after the game that Jesus had fallen unconscious for a short while, but Edu Gaspar clarified that the youngster had just felt very dizzy, and nothing more than that.
Jesus left the field having missed Brazil’s best chance to equalise, hitting the post from a very close distance.
Brazil have one more game in Melbourne, against Australia, on Tuesday, hoping to look much sharper offensively, than in their 1-0 loss to the Argentines.