FRISCO, Texas (Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016) – FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz had successful surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon in his
lower right leg this afternoon. Dr. Robert Anderson with OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, N.C., performed the procedure. Diaz suffered the injury in the 89th minute of FC Dallas’ match versus Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, Oct. 16. The Argentine playmaker is tied for the league lead in game-winning goal contribution, scoring three game-winners and picking up seven game-winning assists in 2016. Diaz set career highs in games played, minutes and assists in 2016 with 27 games, 2,149 minutes and 13 assists (third in MLS). Diaz will miss the remainder of the 2016 season and Audi MLS Cup Playoffs.
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About FC Dallas
A member of Major League Soccer since its inception in 1996, FC Dallas is owned and operated by FCD Holdings. The professional team plays from March to November at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. One of the first soccer-specific stadiums built in the United States, the venue plays host to Major League Soccer matches, concerts, international soccer matches and high school football. The 145-acre Toyota Soccer Center also includes 17 regulation-sized, tournament-grade soccer fields and is also home to the organization’s nationally-renowned youth development system.
Next FC Dallas home playoff game, presented by Toyota, is Sunday, November 6th at Toyota Stadium. Purchase your tickets at www.fcdallas.com
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