Rafinha to undergo surgery after tearing knee ligament

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona says midfielder Rafinha will need knee surgery and is expected to be out for the rest of the season.The club says tests have confirmed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Rafinha’s left knee. He will undergo surgery in the coming days.Rafinha got hurt in the team’s 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid in the Spanish league on Saturday.The Brazilian had torn a ligament in his right knee in 2015, and had a meniscus injury in the same leg in 2017.___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/apf-Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsThe Associated Press

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