Barcelona striker David Villa breaks left leg

AP, Thursday 15 Dec 2011

David Villa
David Villa of Spain's Barcelona is carried on a stretcher after getting injured during their Club World Cup semi-final soccer match against Qatar's Al Sadd (photo: Reuters)

Barcelona striker David Villa has broken the tibia in his left leg during a game against Al-Sadd at the Club World Cup.

The Spanish club says on its website that the Spain striker has been taken to the hospital for tests.

Villa is Spain’s all-time leading scorer. Spain will look to defend its European Championship title next year.

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