The surgery took place in San Paolo, Brazil and was postponed one day because of "emotional issues" on the part of Guerrero. The surgery was to repair a fracture in the fifth metatarsal of his left foot. El Comercio reports that the recovery time for this surgery is about three months.
The 29 year old was ruled out for the rest of the 2013 season after fracturing his fifth metatarsal during the Corinthians' 0-0 draw with Atletico Minerio on October 6th. Besides playing for the Peruvian national team, Guerrero also plays for the Brazilian club Corinthians. This injury prevented him from playing in Peru's final two World Cup qualifiers against Argentina in Buenos Aires and Bolivia in Lima.
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