FORMER Barcelona midfielder Eusebio Sacristan has undergone an emergency op after being rushed to hospital following a fall.
The 56-year-old was admitted to intensive care forward of the op after medics found a blood clot in his mind linked to the tumble.
Eusebio Sacristan has been rushed to hospitalCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
The ex-Barcelona star has undergone an emergency op after struggling a fallCredit score: Getty – Contributor
The retired footballer, who managed 4 sides together with Barcelona and his final membership Girona after a 20-year taking part in profession, will now should see within the New 12 months in hospital after being informed he should stay beneath remark for 72 hours.
He’s at a hospital known as the College Clinic Hospital in his dwelling metropolis of Valladolid north of Madrid.
The Eusebio Sacristan Basis, which helps to combine susceptible kids into society by way of sport, mentioned in a press release: “Eusebio has been operated on as we speak at Valladolid Scientific Hospital after struggling a extreme head harm attributable to an unintentional fall and his restoration can be monitored over the following few days.
“All updates can be revealed by way of this Basis on the request of his household, who want to transmit their honest gratitude to everybody together with the media and colleagues from the world of sport who’ve proven concern for Eusebio’s well being.”
Native experiences mentioned the retired footballer had suffered his fall at an unidentified location on Wednesday night time after being noticed on a restaurant terrace with associates earlier within the day.
His situation as we speak was described as secure.
Eusebio started and ended his taking part in profession at Valladolid and spent a season at Atletico Madrid earlier than signing for Barcelona and changing into a part of Johan Cruyff’s so-called Dream Crew.
He made 267 appearances with the Catalan giants over seven seasons from 1988, successful 4 league titles and a European Cup.
He retired from soccer in 2002 aged 38 after taking part in 543 La Liga matches, third-best within the competitors behind solely Andoni Zubizarreta and Raul.
He earned 15 caps for Spain, first approaching in September 1986 in a pleasant match with Greece and being picked to go to Euro 1988, though he didn’t play within the event.
He resigned as supervisor of Girona after the membership had been relegated on the finish of the 2018-2019 season.