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Costa Rica forward Alvaro Saborio to miss World Cup after injuring right foot

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Costa Rican forward Alvaro Saborio will miss the World Cup after a breaking a bone in his right foot.

Ticos coach Jorge Luis Pinto told a news conference that Saborio was injured during a training session Thursday.

Team physician Dr. Alejandro Ramirez says the 32-year-old Real Salt Lake forward has a broken metatarsal and will need to keep his foot immobile for at least a month.

Pinto says "we have to accept that Alvaro won't be in the World Cup."

Real Lake Sake said Saborio will be sidelined three-to-four months. He has 32 goals in 93 international appearances.

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