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Footballers who have withdrawn due to heart problems

A case like that of Christian Eriksen at Euro 2020 with a heart problem, joined most recently by Sergio Agüero, Piotr Zieliński and Victor L

Footballers who have withdrawn due to heart problems


A case like that of Christian Eriksen at Euro 2020 with a heart problem, joined most recently by Sergio Agüero, Piotr Zieliński and Victor Lindelöf who have presented respiratory problems raise alarms in world football. Therefore, here we do a count of footballers who have retired due to heart problems.

Names that put an end to their soccer career due to health problems. A situation that seems to turn on the alarms currently in 2021, but there are already other cases where this type of situation happened.

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They withdrew

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These are footballers who have withdrawn due to heart problems and that they left a void within soccer.

Iker Casillas: The Spain goalkeeper suffered a heart attack during training in 2019. He had to undergo urgent surgery and never again competed as a professional.

Rubén de la Red: A promise from Real Madrid that faded in 2008 and then he was diagnosed with a virus that affected his myocardium. He retired at the age of 25.

Rubén de la Red, a terrible case in football due to heart problems

Liliam Thuram: The veteran winger was looking to retire with Paris Saint-Germain, however medical examinations revealed a heart malformation that accelerated his retirement. It is important to remember that a brother of his died of heart disease.

They passed away

On the other hand, there have been other cases that have died of heart disease and they are cases that have been seen within the field of play. What a real tragedy.

Names like those of Antonio De Nigris, Yair Clavijo, the well-known cases of Antonio Puerta and Miklos Fehrer, in addition to the recent Davide asori they were elements that suffered heart problems that they could not finally overcome and tragically lost their lives.

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