Poor Isco. He was once a starter for Real Madrid and occasionally the Spanish national team, but now faces a long layoff and uncertain recovery after √Āngel Di Mar√≠a broke both of his ankles in today‚Äôs Champions League match. Even more damaging, Di Mar√≠a claimed his soul, quite the problem for a creative attacking midfielder.

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