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Many players constantly have heart problems

15 Jan 2022 | 04:59 | Football

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was found to have a heart problem and had to stop playing to monitor his health.

The Medical Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced that three Gabon players, Aubameyang, Axel Meye and Mario Lemina had heart problems, so they were suspended from playing at CAN 2022. These stars were all negative. count with Covid-19.

Earlier, the Canadian team announced that defender Davies could not be recruited to prepare for the 2022 World Cup qualifying matches later this month. Defender on the payroll of Bayern Munick contracted Covid-19 a week ago. Doctors at Bayern discovered that Davies’ heart was abnormal.

Initial assessment from the doctor said Davies only had mild problems, but needed monitoring to avoid risks. It has not been determined specifically whether Davies’ heart problem is due to the sequelae of Covid-19.

Aubameyang may experience post-Covid-19 sequelae. Photo: Reuters.

Aubameyang may experience post-Covid-19 sequelae. Photo: Reuters.

A month ago, MU defender Victor Lindelof had a respiratory problem during the MU match against Norwich. Midway through the second half, Lindelof suddenly had trouble breathing and stopped playing. After that, the Swede did not remember what happened on the pitch.

Why MU must wear a heart monitor and perform a series of tests to assess whether it is still possible to return to the pitch. As a result, Lindelof was fine and returned to the field for MU. Some sources said that Lindelof had heart problems because of the Covid-19 vaccine. However, the MU side did not confirm this information.

Before that, the football village was shaken by the news that Sergio Aguero was forced to retire because of a heart problem. The former Argentina player has just arrived at Camp Nou in the summer of 2021 and played for Barca for 5 matches, but had to reluctantly stop when he received advice from the Barca medical team.

Aguero has never had a heart problem in nearly 20 years playing professional football. The striker born in 1988 had Covid-19 in a Man City shirt and had a Covid-19 vaccine. However, Barca doctors insisted it was not related to Aguero’s incident.