Monday, February 6, 2023

Players who had to leave football due to health problems

Fields’ retirement is an issue that footballers have to face at a certain point in their careers, the vast majority when they believe that age has taken its toll and they no longer have the level required to continue playing. However, there have been occasions where The time has come to “hang up the boots” due to health problems.

Next let’s remember the great football players who retired due to illness or medical complications.

Sergio Aguero (Argentina)

The most recent case in point was Kun, one of the most successful scorers of the past decade with illustrious careers at Atlético de Madrid, Manchester City and Barcelona.

On October 30, 2021, in a match against Alaves, Aguero had just arrived in Barcelona after signing an exemplary career at Manchester City. complained of chest painFor which he was replaced: that was the last time Kun set foot on a football field as a professional player.

And it is that the weeks passed and on December 15 of the same year he announced his retirement at the age of 33, because he was discovered ventricular arrhythmia,

Iker Casillas (Spain)

Real Madrid’s historic goalkeeper is classified as one of the best in history, as his record includes winning a World Cup, two Euro Cups and 19 trophies during his time at Real Madrid; Three Champions League among them.

Iker Casillas’ career came to an abrupt end had a heart attack during training With Porto on May 1, 2019. Whether or not he would hang up his gloves remained to be expected for over a year, as it was not until August 2020 that the Spaniard made his return from sporting officialdom.

Ronaldo Nazario (Brazil)

For many, the best striker in history, a single “incident” caused major complications throughout his career brutal knee injuriesBut in reality The health problem that held it back was hypothyroidism.

Ronaldo retired in 2011 at the age of 35, but before that his career was going downhill. and that the disorder he was suffering from was that the thyroid gland did not produce sufficient amounts of certain vital hormones; One of the most obvious effects of this is weight gain, hence his nickname “El Gordo” (The Fat Man). R9 himself confessed that this was his reason for saying goodbye.

Ruben de la Red (Spain)

The Spaniard featured as one of the many talents who emerged from La Fábrica, Real Madrid’s fundamental forces. The Spanish midfielder promised to be one of the best in his position, but had to leave football at a very young age a heart diseaseWhich has not been diagnosed till date.

with only 25 yearsIn a Copa del Rey match in 2008, the player fell and lost consciousness, Despite attempting a comeback in 2010, he understood that the best decision was to retire.

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Fabrice Mumba (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Another footballer who retired even younger was a British national when, in March 2012, the Bolton player had to retire from football, with only 24 years after suffering heart attack

A few days later it was revealed that Mumba was “clinically dead” when he fell on the pitch, because his heart stopped beating for 78 minutes, An image that sent shockwaves across the football world and left the pitch.

Ryan Mason (Englaterra)

Unlike previous players, the Englishman did not suffer any obvious health problems. Well, in Ryan Mason’s case, it resulted from an accidental playthrough. In 2017, the player was a member of Hull City, when in a match against Chelsea, Shad a head-to-head clash with Gary Cahillbecause of what a skull fracture, Same injury that Mexican Raul Jimenez suffered in 2020.

Unlike the Mexican, doctors ordered him to retire due to the severity of the blow as even a protective helmet was not sufficient. Following his departure, Ryan Mason set a record as the youngest manager in the Premier League as he took charge at Tottenham in April 2021 on an interim basis at just 29 years old.


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