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18-year-old footballer collapses on pitch from a seizure

Brazilian footballer Lucas Santana, 18, collapsed during the 17th minute of a junior game after apparently suffering a seizure.

The referee spotted the young man clutching his chest and went to the player before requesting medical attention. After first aid was administered on the pitch, the ambulance arrived and he was quickly transported to hospital.

He was later released after undergoing tests on his brain and spine.

You can read the full report from Euro Weekly News on the 11th January below: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2022/01/11/brazilian-footballer-collapsing/

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