Ex-Argentina striker Viatri left with horrific wounds after firework exploded in his face on Christmas day (Photos)

January 2, 2018 5:35 pm

Former Argentina striker, Lucas Viatri suffered severe wounds after firework exploded in his face on Christmas day.

In the photo above, the 30-year-old who plays for Penarol in Uruguay can be seen with his face looking swollen, his eyebrows burnt and serious injuries to his right cheekbone.


Argentinian news outlet Infobae reported that the incident occurred on Christmas night while Viatri celebrated with his family and friends in his homeland.

Ex-Argentina striker Viatri left with horrific wounds after firework exploded in his face on Christmas day (Photos)

Statement from his Uruguayan club read: ‘Lucas Viatri suffered an accident with pyrotechnics that affected both eyes. He is in Buenos Aires, where he is resting and examinations are being carried out to establish the relevant treatment.’
Ex-Argentina striker Viatri left with horrific wounds after firework exploded in his face on Christmas day (Photos)Viatri who has spent virtually all of his career playing in South America, having represented Boca Juniors and Estudiantes, has so far made three caps for the Argentine national side after breaking into the squad briefly in 2011.
Ex-Argentina striker Viatri left with horrific wounds after firework exploded in his face on Christmas day (Photos)
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