Peru’s football federation says striker Jefferson Farfan has been hospitalized with head trauma after a hard collision with a team-mate during practice at the World Cup.
The federation says initial results ‘were favorable for the player’ but Farfan was going to remain in the hospital so doctors could monitor him.
Farfan went down after colliding with one of the team’s goalkeepers in a practice session on Saturday.
The federation says he was transferred to the hospital after all medical protocols were followed on the field.
Peru has been eliminated from World Cup contention after losses to Denmark and France.
They play their final remaining group game against Australia in Sochi on Tuesday.