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Columbus Crew SC Defender Vito Wormgoor Undergoes Successful Ankle Surgery

July 17, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Columbus Crew SC News Release

Columbus Crew SC holds Vito Wormgoor's jersey after beating the New York Red Bulls
Columbus Crew SC holds Vito Wormgoor's jersey after beating the New York Red Bulls
(Columbus Crew SC, Credit: Columbus Crew SC Communications)

COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew SC today announced that defender Vito Wormgoor underwent successful surgery on his right ankle on Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for approximately 4-6 months. The procedure, to address the injury suffered in Crew SC's match against FC Cincinnati (July 11), was performed in Columbus by Doctor Scott Van Steyn.

ATTACHED: A post-match locker room photo taken following the July 16 victory over the New York Red Bulls, with the Club holding Wormgoor's jersey up in support of the player. Photo courtesy Columbus Crew SC Communications.

A 12-year veteran, the Leersum, Netherlands native was signed by Crew SC on December 18, 2019, joining from SK Brann of Norway's First Division. In 2020, his first campaign with the Black & Gold, Wormgoor has made two regular-season appearances (all starts).

The Black & Gold play their third Group Stage match of the MLS is Back Tournament on Tuesday, July 21 against Atlanta United [8:00 p.m. ET / TUDN, TSN, TUDN App (Stream), @TUDNUSA (Twitter) / 97.1 The Fan & 971TheFan.com (English)]; ColumbusCrewSC.com (Spanish)].





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Columbus Crew SC holds Vito Wormgoor's jersey after beating the New York Red Bulls
Columbus Crew SC holds Vito Wormgoor's jersey after beating the New York Red Bulls

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