Frank Fabra (Getty Images)
The Boca Juniors left-back suffered a
"ruptured anterior cruciate ligament" in his left knee during a training
session in Italy, the federation said in a statement.
According to medical experts, Fabra's recovery will take between four and six months.
will be replaced in Jose Pekerman's squad "in the coming hours" by one
of Colombia's reserve players - most likely to be left-sided defender
Farid Diaz, who plays for Olimpia in Paraguay.
Colombia will start their Group H campaign against Japan on June 19 in Saransk before then facing Poland and Senegal.