Glauber undergoes surgery to repair torn ACL

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Associated Press

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 3 at 7:04 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew have announced that defender Glauber has undergone arthroscopic knee surgery on a ruptured left anterior cruciate ligament and is expected to return next season.

Glauber sustained the injury on June 13 in the sixth minute of the Crew's fourth-round loss in the U.S. Open Cup against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. In Glauber's first season with the Crew, the Brazilian made 13 starts and recorded one goal — a header against San Jose on March 16 in the home opener.

He is expected to begin rehab soon.

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