- Associated Press - Saturday, January 18, 2014

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) - Australia forward Robbie Kruse of Bayer Leverkusen is out for the season after tearing ligaments in his left knee.

The Bundesliga club says the 25-year-old was injured in practice Friday and a scan confirmed the injury on Saturday.

The injury could jeopardize Kruse*s participation at the World Cup.