Real Madrid basketball coach suffered cardiac arrest

EFE Agency

Madrid / 05.06.2022 09:54:43

Pablo Laso, coach of the Real Madrid basketball team, is admitted to the hospital University Sanitas la Moraleja after having suffered “a myocardial infarction” as reported by the club.

“Real Madrid CF announces that our coach Pablo Laso is admitted to the Hospital Universitario Sanitas La Moraleja after having suffered a myocardial infarction at dawn today,” reads the note from the Madrid entity.

For this Monday a telematic appearance with the coach prior to the third game of the semifinal playoff of the Spanish League against Baskonia, which will be played next Tuesday in Vitoria.

The technician, according to some information, He is in stable condition pending tests performed by doctors. to try to find the causes and severity of the heart attack.

The 54-year-old coach from Vitoria, had no history of heart problems, and had only missed a few games in December when he contracted covid-19 during the pandemic. 8 years ago, in June 2014, he officiated matches in a wheelchair due to an Achilles tendon injury.

This Saturday, Laso normally directed the second game against Baskonia, which meant 2-0 for Real Madrid, then went to the press room and went to his home. It was early in the morning when he felt the symptoms and was taken to the hospital.

In principle, his first assistant Chus Mateo will take charge of the team in the third game of the semi-final tie, next Tuesday in Vitoria against Baskonia.




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