Gavi suffered the worst injury of his career yet during Spain's Euro qualifiers against Georgia on Sunday.
The talented midfielder ruptured his ACL while controlling the ball, but a closer look at the incident shows it was the after-effects of a nasty challenge he suffered earlier.
Here's how it happened:
First, Gavi suffered the nasty tackle and should've been taken off:
The teenager receives treatment on the pitch:
Gavi carries on playing:
Moments later the disaster happens. Gavi ruptures his ACL as he tries to control the ball:
Gavi grabs his right knee in agony and hobbles off:
Perhaps the injury could've been avoided if the player was subbed off after the tackle initially.
Tests conducted by Barcelona on Monday confirmed that the serious injury for the player who will now miss several months as he recovers.