England Striker Jermain Defoe Sidelined by Groin Strain

Updated: 05 August 2014 16:30 IST

Jermain Defoe, playing currently for Toronto FC, has a team-high 11 goals this season but a strain is likely to keep him out of immediate action.

England Striker Jermain Defoe Sidelined by Groin Strain
Unconfirmed reports in the Canadian press suggest Jermaine Defoe could be out of action for up to three weeks. © AP

Toronto:

England striker Jermain Defoe will miss two to three weeks of the Major League Soccer season with a groin injury.

Defoe's team, Toronto FC, announced on Monday that scans revealed Defoe had a strain, likely developed last week against D.C. United.

Defoe, who has a team-high 11 goals this season, will miss Wednesday's MLS All-Star game after already sitting out Toronto's 2-0 victory over Montreal on Saturday.

Toronto next plays the Crew in Columbus on Saturday.

Topics : Jermain Defoe England Football
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