The defender was part of the Moroccan team that made history at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. He missed the Quater-final game of the competition after contracting Covid-19. However, he played the first 45 minutes of the semifinal game against France.
However, he had medical tests upon his return to Bayern, it was revealed that Mazraoui’s pericardium which is a protective, fluid-filled sac that surrounds the heart and helps it function has become inflamed.
Bayern released a statement on its official website on Friday, January 6th, 2023 confirming that the 25-year-old will not travel with the team to Doha for a training camp.
Noussair Mazraoui is out initially after a Covid infection. A follow-up examination in Munich after the World Cup tournament revealed a mild inflammation of the pericardium, which the defender will now cure.
It is reported in Germany that he will be out for at least six weeks