MotoGP racer Valentino Rossi broke his leg in two places in an off-road motorbike accident on Thurs..
The seven-time world champion was training with riders from his VR46 academy in Italy when he crashed his enduro motorbike & fractured both the tibia & fibia in his right leg. He was operated on overnight at the Riuniti hospital in Anaconda & states he desires to get back to racing â€œas shortly as attainable.â€�
The 38-year-old additionally crashed a motorcross cycle in May, still didnâ€™t suffer any critical accidents.
“The surgery went well. This morning, when I awoke, I felt already good,” Rossi stated Fri..
A metal pin was inserted in Rossi’s leg to hold the bones collectively. It was the same leg the 38-year-old Italian broke in 2010.
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Raffaele Pascarella, the surgeon who operated on Rossi, stated the process “went completely.”
“Valentino is doing well & I feel in that is an noteworthy thing for us & his fans,” Pascarella stated.
The accident came days after Rossi completed 3rd within the British Grand Prix in his 300th race within the premier class.
Rossi, who has completed runner-up the past three seasons, is fourth within the MotoGP standings, 26 points behind leader Andrea Dovizioso.
Rossi has won seven titles within the premium — his 1st in 500cc after which six in MotoGP — plus two more championships within the lower classes.
The Related Press contributed to this report