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Bruno Martins Indi back training for Netherlands

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 24, 2014 at 2:10 pm •  Published: June 24, 2014
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Bruno Martins Indi returned to training for the Netherlands at the World Cup on Tuesday after missing the final group game with concussion, indicating the defender may be available for the last 16 match against Mexico.

But while one player was making a comeback, another was sidelined. Leroy Fer, who scored the first Dutch goal against Chile in his team's 2-0 victory on Monday, injured a hamstring in training, the team announced.

"The coming days will establish how serious the injury is," the team said in a statement.

Martins Indi worked out with the squad at the Dutch training ground in southern Rio de Janeiro, running and taking part in passing and shooting drills.

It was the first time he had gone through a full training session since sustaining a concussion in the second group game against Australia. He missed Monday's defeat of Chile in Sao Paulo, which confirmed the Netherlands as Group B winners with three straight victories.

Captain and striker Robin van Persie also trained after sitting out the Chile game due to suspension.

Netherlands will play Group A runner-up Mexico in the second round on Sunday in Fortaleza.

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