Once again, football goes to the background and gives its place to a defibrillator, to act in a medical emergency in the match they were playing Newcastle vs. Tottenham for the Premier League. With 41 minutes running into the first half, the match was halted due to a medical emergency in the stands at St James’ Park, where a fan of the home team had to be revived.
Just before Son prepares to take a corner kick, the Spaniard Sergio Reguilón He warned the central referee Marriner of what was happening in one of the stands of the ‘Urracas’ enclosure. Immediately, the players joined the left-hander’s request and asked for the entry of medical personnel.
Eric Dier, then, rushed the admission of a doctor from the Newcastle, who jumped off the bench with a defibrillator in hand and crossed the entire field to go in search of the fan who required emergency care.
While the emergency was resolved, the match referee decided to send the players to the changing rooms.
Almost half an hour later, and after the fan who had suffered the setback was taken away on a stretcher, the match was resumed. The hobby of Newcastle, aware of the role he had played when asking for assists, he cheered Reguilón as soon as he touched the ball.
The ‘Urracas’ club reported that the fan suffered a heart emergency, but after the timely intervention of medical personnel, he was stabilized and taken to hospital.
The gesture of the footballers, of Reguilón and Dier, was widely applauded on the networks. “Great respect for Sergio Reguilon and Eric DierFabrizio Romano wrote.
“Sergio Reguilón pointing out this medical emergency to the referee is absolutely first class, he may have saved someone’s life”.
“Good thing there is a defibrillator in every stadium. Much respect to Reguilon and to all the fans who drew attention to the medical situation of the match. I hope the best for the fan who needed medical attention”Were other messages.
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