Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero is out of the World Cup after suffering a knee injury, the country’s football federation (AFA) said in a statement on their website on Tuesday.
The AFA said that a decision on a replacement would be taken in the coming days.
The Argentine Football Association tweeted: “Sergio Romero suffered today a joint blockage in his right knee that will leave him out of the squad.”
[DESAFECTADO] Sergio Romero sufrió hoy un cuadro de bloqueo articular en su rodilla derecha que lo dejará fuera de la convocatoria.
— Selección Argentina (@Argentina) May 22, 2018
Argentina have been drawn in Group D with Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria.