Barcelona’s Sergio Agüero admitted to hospital after Alavés draw

Sergio Aguero leaves pitch with medical staff

Reuters – Oct 30, 2021

Sergio Agüero was taken to hospital for a cardio examination after being substituted in the 41st minute of Barcelona’s 1-1 draw at home to Alavés on Saturday, their first match since the sacking of coach Ronald Koeman

The striker seemed to be suffering from breathing issues but managed to walk off the pitch, with the club later confirming Agüero had gone to hospital to have his heart checked.

Caretaker coach Sergi Barjuán said: “He told me he was a little dizzy. I have found out now that they have taken him to the hospital to see what he really has. I do not know any more.”

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Why has a 33-year-old professional sportsman suddenly developed cardio problems? The answer is pretty obvious and Barcelona Football Club must be rueing a recent decision they made.

They paid nearly £12 million for the Argentinean striker earlier this year and now he’s suddenly got heart problems. Will Sergio Agüero be able to continue playing professionally at the level he is now? Whether he does or not it’s now pretty clear what caused Sergio Agüero condition…

Barcelona have moved quickly to vaccinate its players and staff

Jamie Kemble – Sept 12, 2021

The pandemic has reached far beyond spot, but in the ultra-competitive sphere of football, clubs are terrified of losing players and staff through positive COVID-19 tests.

Players have to be tested every day as part of the current restrictions, and when a positive test strikes, it means a spell on the sidelines for a player and time away from the team for a coach.

Of course, we now know that vaccinations don’t prevent contraction of the virus, but recovery is improved, and with the Blaugrana keen to keep all of its players and staff safe, they have moved quickly to vaccinate them.

According to Mundo Deportivo, from the Juvenil section up to the first team, 99.9% of its playing staff have now been vaccinated.

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Barcelona’s Sergio Agüero admitted to hospital after Alavés draw