Raul Jimenez scored his first Wolves aim since getting back from a fractured cranium in a pre-season draw in opposition to Stoke on Saturday.
The Mexico striker has made a full restoration from the scary damage, which occurred throughout a Premier League match with Arsenal final November.
Jimenez was stretchered off and rushed to hospital for surgical procedure after clashing heads with David Luiz on the Emirates.
And after a prolonged lay-off, the 30-year-old has returned to first-team motion throughout Wolves’ pre-season programme.
And the striker, who now wears protecting head gear throughout video games, netted his first aim in 9 months for the membership in a draw with Championship facet Stoke City.
Nelson Semedo’s shot was parried by Stoke goalkeeper Joe Bursik and into the trail of Jimenez, who slotted residence from close-range to cancel out Danny Batth’s opener.
The aim – which was adopted by a rousing rendition of his ‘Si Senor’ chant – will give Jimenez an enormous confidence enhance heading into Wolves’ 2021/22 Premier League season, which kicks off in opposition to Leicester on August 14.
As a precaution following his horror damage final 12 months, the previous Benfica talisman will put on a protecting headguard for the rest of his profession.
Earlier this 12 months, Jimenez revealed he couldn’t keep in mind struggling the scary damage and wanted to be fed in mattress by his girlfriend Daniela Basso.
Talking to EstiloDF, he stated: “It was a tough, sophisticated second, you by no means wish to expertise that sort of factor.
🇲🇽 Raul Jimenez again scoring
🗣 Followers again in stadiums
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“I believe it was essentially the most troublesome factor for her as a result of the sport was in London, we’re two hours away, she is watching from residence.
“I don’t even keep in mind the second, I simply keep in mind waking up within the hospital after the operation.
“But it surely’s onerous coming residence and never having the ability to do many issues, strolling slowly, it’s troublesome, however she was at all times right here to assist me, I needed to have my breakfast in mattress.”
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