Worldwide Surge of Sports People Suffering Sudden Health Issues and Death, by Mark Playne

The already long list grows longer by the day and the general public is noticing. From Mark Playne at theburningplatform.com:

The list of sudden ‘events’ amongst the world’s most fit and healthy, is extending daily.

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NORWAY – November 2, 2021

STOCKHOLM: Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson collapsed during a football game in Norway’s second division Monday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest, his football club Sogndal said.

The 28-year-old midfielder suddenly fell over in the 12 minute of the game against Stjordals-Blink at the Fosshaugane Campus stadium in western Norway.

“Emil Palsson had a cardiac arrest in the 12th minute of play. Palsson was successfully resuscitated, and then flown to Haukeland Hospital for further examination and treatment,” club Sogndal Fotball said in a statement.

The match was quickly suspended and players were sent to the dressing rooms as medical staff surrounded Palsson and started resuscitation efforts.

Read more here:

https://www.nst.com.my/sports/football/2021/11/741933/footballer-collapses-heart-attack-during-game-norway

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