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Rui Patricio makes first post on Instagram since nasty collision in Liverpool game

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Rui Patricio has taken to Instagram, following his nasty collision against Liverpool on Monday.

The 33-year-old had to be stretchered off at Molineux towards the end of the game after an accidental clash with Conor Coady.

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The coming together left Patricio grounded and in need of medical attention for around 10 minutes.

There was real concern at the time, especially since the incident involving Raul Jimenez is still very much fresh in the mind.

Luckily, Nuno confirmed in his post-match interview that the star was conscious and that he was going to be OK, and there were following reports (Guardian) that he left the stadium to go straight home in good spirits.

News of Patricio being fine is a huge relief given the scenes that were playing out, and the ex-Sporting CP stopper has today taken to Instagram to thanks fans for the support.

He wrote: “Thank you everyone for your messages. I am so grateful for all the support you are giving! It means a lot to me! I’m recovering just fine.”

The post was obviously lapped up by fans of Wolves as well as many neutrals, and among the commentors was fellow Premier League goalkeeper and Chelsea star Kepa Arrizabalaga.

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It’s been claimed that Patricio is actually hoping to play for his country over the upcoming international break.

Portugal have games against Azerbaijan, Serbia and Luxembourg, meaning there’s potential for Patricio to reach 93 caps for the Euro 2016 winners by the end of the month.