Paris Saint-Germain substitute goalkeeper Sergio Rico is hospitalized in “a serious condition” after a horse accident in Andalusia, we learned this Sunday, May 28 from the club.
“He is in serious condition,” said a PSG spokesperson, without giving details on the circumstances of the accident. According to the daily Brand, the Spain international is in stable condition.
Victim of a craniocerebral trauma, Rico was transported by helicopter to the Virgen del Rocio hospital in Seville, where he was placed on life support, according to the local television channel Canal Sur.
Present on the bench on Saturday evening in Strasbourg during the match which crowned PSG champion of France, the Spanish goalkeeper was in Andalusia this Sunday morning, where he was the victim of this riding accident near his home in El Rocio, in the province of Huelva (southwest), according to the same media.
Arrived in 2019 at PSG from Sevilla FC, Sergio Rico, 29, an international selection, played 24 matches for the Parisian club.