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Emil Palsson

Football

Norway

2 November 2021

Age:

28

Vaccination Status: 
Unknown

Cardiac Arrest

Footballer collapses from heart attack during game in Norway

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.