Valentino Rossi Accident Update: Nine-Time World Champion Leaves Hospital

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Valentino Rossi suffered a crash during training that left the nine-time world champion with a broken leg. As per recent updates, Rossi has undergone a surgery and has left the hospital, who is now on a course of recovery.

The 38-year-old Italian has a pin inserted in his right leg to fix the broken bone and spend Friday evening at the hospital. The doctors expected the rider to stay back in the hospital for three more days, but since his condition was good, they let him go.

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Doctors say that he will need 30 to 40 days of rest and claim it is up to Rossi to decide when he wants to get back on the motorcycle.

Commenting on his health, Rossi, in an official statement said, "This morning I felt good. I will begin the rehabilitation as soon as possible, and we'll see how my body reacts before making any decisions."

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As of the ongoing championship, the season has six races remaining. Valentino Rossi's injury will now take him out of the battle to be Champion again but come next year, Rossi has his aims set high.

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Valentino Rossi currently stands fourth in the Championship list for 2017, and the unfortunate injury means he will not be able to compete to be the top rider this year. Recovery is important currently, and that's what Rossi aims to do.

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Story first published: Monday, September 4, 2017, 13:20 [IST]

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