In which metal was Nikola Karabatic forged? Operated in October a left big toe that had dragged for almost two years, the playmaker of the French team had to return to the field in February. After resuming training with the youth of the PSG, his club, the player convinced the French coach to place him on the list of 28 players who could play the competition – three changes per team are possible. And Didier Dinart announced on Friday 11 January, after the match against Brazil, that his game master will join the French team in Berlin on Saturday.
However, the team said in France in a statement, the four-time world champion will not appear in the list of players called to play the second Saturday World Cup match against Serbia. "Nikola has resumed training with the Paris SG HB reserve, I spoke with the managers of Paris SG HB and today the conditions are met so that Nikola joins us, explains Didier Dinart. Obviously he is an important player in the device, but at this point, we must check, during training, his ability to join the team. "
After working hard to recover from his wound, a deformation of the forefoot (inclination of the big toe to the second) that led him to "Acute and intense pain"Nikola Karabatic has yet to train before entering the field in a blue shirt. But while only a few days ago, his participation in the eighth World Cup of his career seemed more than mortgaged, now it's an option more than possible.