MADRID — Real Madrid says Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez has broken his right foot and will need surgery.
Madrid said on its club website that medical tests revealed Rodriguez has a "fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot" and that he will be operated on "in the next few hours" on Thursday.
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Rodriguez suffered the injury after scoring the opening goal in Madrid's 2-1 win over Sevilla on Wednesday. He was substituted in the first half after doctors examined his foot on the sideline.
Madrid leads the Spanish league and visits defending champion Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
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