Chinese club, Shaghai Shenhua have conveyed their best wishes to their warrior and hero Obafemi Martins who has been ruled out of action for the next seven months.
The 33-year old Nigerian international was injured on Tuesday night while in action against Kashima Antlers of Japan in the Asian Champions league, and had to be pulled out in the 17th minute of the encounter which ended 2-2.
He suffered a ruptured hamstring of quadricep on his right knee to bring an end to his season and also his chances of making the Super Eagles squad for the World Cup.
On Wednesday, the club reached out to Martins, whom they described as their warrior on their Twitter handle.
@shanghaishenhuaMartins was injured last night and is diagnosed as Quadriceps Tendon Rupture. Best wishes to our warrior and hero!!,”” read the post.
Just last Saturday, Martins grabbed a hat-trick for Shanghai Shenhua against Hebei China Fortune in the Chinese Super League which led to many rooting for his return to the Super Eagles ahead of the World Cup.