Star Footballer Suffers Heart Attack During Football Match (PHOTO)

A football match in Norway was stopped on Monday because of a player suffering cardiac arrest on the pitch.
Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson, who is on loan at Norwegian second division side Sogndal from top flight Sarpsborg 08, was taken ill after 12 minutes of the first half against Stjordals-Blink.

In a statement, the club said the 28-year-old was “successfully resuscitated”.

Palsson was then flown to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

In June, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 29, collapsed because of cardiac arrest during his country’s Euro 2020 game against Finland and had life-saving treatment on the pitch.

He later had an a implantable cardioverter defibrillator device – a type of pacemaker – fitted.

On Saturday, former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital for tests after suffering “chest discomfort” as Barcelona drew 1-1 against Alaves in La Liga.

Following cardiological tests, the 33-year-old has been ruled out for three months and will receive treatment while his health is monitored.

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