Captain Harry Kane (29) of England's soccer team, which is challenging to win the World Cup, is getting an ankle checkup.
The British BBC reported on the 23rd (Korean time), "Kane is scheduled to undergo an examination of his right ankle ahead of the second round of the group stage against the United States."
On the 21st, Kane participated in the first leg of the Group B group stage against Iran held at Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, and led a 6-2 victory with two assists.
Kane, who showed a good overall appearance, was unable to play full-time that day.
In the 3rd minute of the second half, 스포츠중계 after tripping over a tackle from Iran's Morteza Puraliganj, he complained of pain and was eventually replaced by Callum Wilson in the 30th minute of the second half.
British media reported that Kane's injuries were not serious, but he decided to undergo a check-up to determine his exact condition.
England manager Gareth Southgate said: "We hope Kane's test results are positive."
England are currently battling injuries. Midfielder James Madison and defender Kyle Walker missed the match against Iran through injuries, while defender Harry Maguire was substituted with a get more info concussion during the match.
It would be fatal if even Kane fell into it.
Kane is a leading goalscorer with 51 goals in 76 appearances for the England national team. He plays alongside Son Heung-min in Tottenham in the English Premier League, so he is also a familiar player to Korean soccer fans.
Meanwhile, England, who won one game, will play the second and third group matches against the United States on the 26th and Wales on the 30th.