Former Swansea City striker Bafetimbi Gomis sparked panic in Saudi Arabia when he collapsed on the pitch.
His Al-Hilal teammates had been clearly involved and beckoned for medics to enter the pitch as shortly as attainable.
The 35-year-old has a situation which causes him to out of the blue collapse throughout video games, that means this isn’t the primary time this has occurred.
Gomis, a former France worldwide, additionally collapsed at White Hart Lane throughout a Premier League recreation vs Tottenham in March 2015 and was stretchered off the pitch.
Nonetheless, he sparked panic as soon as once more because the veteran striker collapsed and lay immobile on the pitch through the recreation in opposition to Al-Alhi.
After simply 13 minutes, Gomis hit the deck due to a vasovagal syncope – when the physique reacts to a set off and a person’s coronary heart price drops out of the blue and their blood stress plummets.
The situation could be brought on by a number of components; feeling nauseous, sudden modifications in temperature or stress are recognized causes.
Gomis – who has been at Saudi Arabian facet Al-Hilal since 2018 – performed the complete 90 minutes of the 2-1 defeat at Al-Ahli.
After the sport, the striker tweeted to reassure his followers.
He wrote: “Thanks on your many messages.
“Extra concern than hurt. We are going to proceed to struggle for @Alhilal_FC to be champion.
“Thanks once more, your lion who loves you very a lot.”
In addition to for Swansea and now Al-Hilal, Gomis additionally collapsed throughout a recreation for Galatasaray through the 2017/18 season.