Christian Pulisic has been rushed to the hospital.
Christian Pulisic of the US Men's National Team (USMNT) has been transported to the hospital after suffering an abdominal injury while scoring the game-winning goal for the US in
its vital 1-0 victory over Iran.An update on Pulisic's status was given by FOX Sports announcer Rob Stone during post-game coverage, who said: "An update on his condition.
He was brought to a medical facility. It is reportedly an abdominal injury.Christian's availability will be confirmed over the course of the next 24 hours as the US prepares to
play the Netherlands.US Soccer has been contacted by CNN for comment.After scoring the first and only goal for his team against Iran, Pulisic lay injured on the field.
In a tense Group B championship match at Qatar 2022, the US Men's National Team defeated Iran 1-0 to advance to the elimination round.For the first time since 2014,
the USMNT advanced to the round of 16 thanks to a goal from Pulisic in the first half. However, excitement soon turned to worry when it was discovered that the star had injured
his abdomen while scoring the game-winning goal, requiring medical assistance for the Chelsea player to leave the field.Pulisic quickly returned to the field,but it was
obvious that the injury was still bothering him.Although USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter stated in his post-match interview that he had no immediate update on Pulisic's condition,
the team will be hopeful that its star player, who some have called "Captain America," is healthy for the round of 16 match against the Netherlands on Saturday.
The United States will play Group A champion Netherlands on Saturday as Group B runners-up.