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Atlanta United star Josef Martinez undergoes knee surgery

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta United star Josef Martinez underwent surgery on his right knee Wednesday, more than two weeks after he tore the ACL during the league-opening match at Nashville.

Martinez posted an update on his Instagram page after the operation at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The striker was smiling and giving a thumbs-up as he posed in his bed alongside one of his physicians, Dr. Volker Musahl.

Also performing the surgery was Dr. Freddie Fu, the Pittsburgh-based orthopedic specialist who was hailed for saving Zlatan Ibrahimovic's career after the star striker ruptured knee ligaments in 2017. (MORE)

Atlanta Leaders
G: E. Barco2
Ast: G. Martínez2
PKG: None 
YC: E. Remedi1
RC: None 
GAA: B. Guzan1.00
CS: None 
Atlanta Team Stats (Rank)
Goals: 4 (3)
Goals Allowed: 2 (16)
Penalty Kick Goals: 0 (6)
Shots: 14 (26)
Shots on Goal: 6 (21)
Yellow Cards: 2 (3)
Red Cards: 0 (1)
Results
DateOppFinal
2/29NSH-ATLW 2-1
3/7ATL-FCCW 2-1
Transfers
DatePlayerFromToType
No recent transfers
Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
No recent injuries

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