Atlanta United: Josef Martinez to miss 4-6 weeks after World Cup injury

After an injury playing in a Venezuela World Cup Qualifying round game, Atlanta United star Josef Martinez could be out several weeks.

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez is likely to miss anywhere from four-to-six weeks with a left quad injury, the team announced Tuesday.

Martinez suffered the injury during last week’s call-up with the Venezuelan National Team for 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match. To see a video of the injury from last week’s match, click HERE.

Currently, Martinez is leading all of MLS with five goals, and already has one MLS Player of the Week on the season.

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