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Concern in football due to constant heart attacks of players

Experts assure that it is due to the physical demands of a sport such as football December 27, 2021 · 17:48 hs The world of soccer is shocke


Experts assure that it is due to the physical demands of a sport such as football

December 27, 2021 · 17:48 hs

The world of is shocked after the death of two professional soccer players in less than 24 hours while training. The cause of death was a heart attack in both.

On December 21, Croatian Marin Cacic, a 23-year-old NK Nehaj player, suffered a sudden heart attack during training, was then taken to a hospital where he fell into a coma and later died.

Just a day later, 29-year-old Mukhaled Al-Raqadi suffered a heart attack on December 22 during the pre-game warm-up for his team, Muscat FC (Oman). After that, the player was transferred to the hospital, where he died within hours of suffering the heart attack.

These two deaths increase concern among experts as have soared among soccer players in recent months.

Two years ago , a Real Madrid exporter who was playing in Porto, suffered a heart attack that forced him to retire from football earlier than planned.

An emblematic case was that of , who while playing Euro 2020 with his team (Denmark) suffered a cardiac arrest in the middle of the game. The Dane has been away from the pitch since then, but it has not yet been confirmed whether he will retire or remain active in another league that allows him to play with pacemakers.

Sergio Kun Agüero suffered chest pain on October 30 while Alavés – Barcelona was played. Almost two months later the Argentine was forced to announce his retirement as a professional due to heart complications.

Recently, the Swedish defender of Manchester United, Victor Lindelof had to be substituted after putting his hand to his chest in the game against Nowich City. Later it was learned that the defender suffers from respiratory problems and is still making progress in his recovery.

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