THE “world’s most beautiful footballer” broke down in tears as she revealed she has been forced to “say goodbye to football for a long time”.
Ana Maria Markovic has been dubbed football’s most glamorous star.
InstagramAna Maria Markovic took to Instagram to reveal her devastating news[/caption]
InstagramThe Croatian will not be in action for a long time[/caption]
InstagramThe footballer suffered a knee injury in action this weekend[/caption]
But fans are gutted the Croatian international will not be in action on the field for a while.
Markovic, 23, suffered a nasty-looking knee injury while in action for Grasshopper – and was visibly emotional as she was treated by medics on the field.
The 5ft 5ins forward shared two gut-wrenching photos of the agony incident on Instagram.
She wrote to her 2.4million followers: “I don’t know where to start…
“Unfortunately I got injured at the last game and will now have to say goodbye to football for a long time.
“It hurts so much and still can not believe it.
“All who know me, know that I have a very strong personality and that I will come back even stronger…
“Thank you all for the support… I will need it in the next few months even more.”
InstagramMarkovic has 11 caps and one goal for Croatia[/caption]
InstagramThe blonde bombshell has 2.4m Instagram followers[/caption]
InstagramFans sent their messages of support to the striker[/caption]
Fans and team-mates flooded the comments section with messages of support for Markovic.
One said: “I am so sorry. This injury is brutal.”
Another wrote: “Stay strong – you will come back stronger.”
A third added: “We are with you.”
And a final user typed: “Get well soon.”
Blonde star Markovic regularly wows fans with her selfies and match photos on her Instagram page.
InstagramMarkovic regularly keeps fans updated on her adventures[/caption]
InstagramShe joined Grasshopper in 2020 from FC Zurich[/caption]
InstagramShe is Croatian but moved to Switzerland aged 12[/caption]
InstagramMarkovic revealed she is open to moving to England[/caption]