USA vs. Iran: Christian Pulisic injury forces hospital trip for tests after World Cup goal keeps USMNT alive 

November 30, 2022

By Ramya

Why did Pulisic go to the hospital? 

US Men's National Team (USMNT) forward Christian Pulisic was taken to hospital due to an abdominal injury he suffered while scoring the game-winning goal for the United States in its crucial 1-0 win over Iran at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

What is injury to Pulisic? 

According to Tuchel, Pulisic is still playing in pain after suffering an ankle injury with the national squad back in September. He made his first Premier League appearance since the opening day of the season on Saturday when he came off the bench for the last five minutes in the 1-1 home draw against Burnley.

What did Pulisic say? 

Christian Pulisic says USA want to change way world sees American soccer. Christian Pulisic has said the USA team plan to change perceptions at the World Cup, acknowledging that a positive tournament in Qatar will help other nations to take them more seriously.

What was on Pulisic shirt after he scored? 

He also might be an expert troller. After breaking the tense scoreless stalemate in what would be the latest Dos a Cero (2-0) win for the United States against Mexico in home World Cup qualifiers, Pulisic lifted up his shirt to reveal a T-shirt with the words “Man in the Mirror” written on it.

How did Pulisic hurt his ankle? 

After playing a part in the leadup to Antonee Robinson's 48th-minute equalizer, Pulisic dribbled past Deybi Flores and into the penalty area in the 57th minute and tumbled over Maynor Figueroa, a former Wigan and Hull defender now with Houston.

Is Pulisic happy? 


Christian Pulisic has said he's 'extremely happy' at Chelsea amid a slow start to the season where he's been handed just two starts in the league.

Is Pulisic a good dribbler? 


There's, unfortunately, a misconception that Pulisic is a very good—maybe even elite—dribbler, and this is far from the truth. Pulisic is a high-volume dribbler, but he's not very good at it.