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The Serie A match was not completed due to a heart attack in a Roma football player: details of the terrible incident

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 15, 2024

 The Serie A match was not completed due to a heart attack in a Roma football player: details of the terrible incident

Wolves defender Evan Ndika lay down on the lawn and clutched his heart, after which he left the field on a stretcher.

The match of the 32nd round of the Italian Serie A between Udinese and Roma ” was completed ahead of schedule due to health problems of visiting defender Evan Ndiki.

In the 70th minute of the match, the 24-year-old Ivorian suddenly lay down on the lawn and clutched his heart. Doctors immediately ran onto the field, diagnosed a heart attack and provided the player with emergency medical care.

Evan was then carried off the field on a stretcher. Note that Ndika was conscious and even raised his thumb.

The head coach of the Romans, Daniele De Rossi, first went to the locker room to find out the condition of his ward. After his return, he held a long conference with the players, Udinese representatives and the chief referee. As a result, it was decided not to continue the match.

Later, Roma's press service published a post on social networks, saying that Ndika's health had improved.

“The team visited Ndika in the hospital . Evan is feeling better and in good spirits. He will remain under observation for examination in the hospital. Go ahead, Evan! “, the publication says.

At the time of the terrible incident, the score in the match was 1:1. Roberto Pereira scored for Udinese in the 23rd minute, and Roma responded with a goal from Romelu Lukaku in the 64th minute.

The Romans are currently in fifth place in Serie A with 55 points and are struggling for qualifying for the Champions League next season. Udinese (28 points) is in 15th position, just one point clear of the relegation zone.

Note that on Thursday, April 18, Roma will host Milan in the return match 1 /4 finals of the Europa League. The first game at San Siro ended with a minimal victory for the Romans (1:0).

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