Reyna Hamstring Scan Looks Good

U.S. captain Claudio Reyna received good news on Wednesday morning after an MRI.

U.S. captain Claudio Reyna received good news on Wednesday morning after an MRI examination revealed no muscle damage to his right hamstring. While there is no specific time frame set for his return, the prognosis is very positive.

“I am relieved that there is no serious damage,” said Reyna. “I’ll be working with the trainers on a daily basis and will be focused on getting back on the field as quickly as possible.”

Reyna felt tightness in his hamstring around the 11th minute of the USA’s 1-0 loss to Morocco on Tuesday night, and was replaced by Sierra Mist Man of the Match Pablo Mastroeni five minutes later.

The U.S., now 4-2-2 in 2006, will continue the Send-Off Series this Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m. ET, as Sierra Mist presents U.S. vs. Venezuela at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio (tickets). The final send-off match before departing for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany on June 1 will be presented by Hyundai on May 28 at 7 p.m. ET at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., vs. Latvia (tickets). Both matches will be televised live on ESPN2, and taped delay on Telemundo.

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  • Ben

    I’m so glad to here that Reyna is clear for playing. He will be a major asset to the US team against Venezuela.
    Go USA!!!!!

  • hobbes8calvin

    Arena most likely will play it safe with him. Reyna probably won’t be back on the field before the WC.

  • Anonymous

    Reyna is an important piece for the U.S to do good in the world cup… good thing that he will be in healthy.

  • Anonymous

    go usa