Argentine Biglia's World Cup in doubt after back injury
Biglia was injured in Milan's surprising defeat to Benevento.
Milan, Apr 24 (AFP) AC Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia could miss the World Cup this summer with Argentina after suffering a severe back injury during the Italian club's defeat to Benevento at the weekend.
The 32-year-old was forced off the pitch after 72 minutes in Milan's shock defeat to 10-man Benevento and the club confirmed Biglia has fractured two vertebrae in his back.
"AC Milan inform that Lucas Biglia reported a severe lumbar trauma due to an injury during Saturday's match against Benevento," the club said in a statement.
"The player has undergone medical examinations that highlighted a fracture of the transverse processes of the first two lumbar vertebrae.
A detailed prognosis will be issued in the coming days upon completion of all medical tests."
The former Anderlecht midfielder moved to the San Siro this season on a 17-million-euro deal after four years with Serie A rivals Lazio