April 19th, 2012

Fabrice Muamba: Back In Business

Fabrice Muamba with Dr Andrew Deaner (l) and Dr Sam Mohiddin. Image: Reuters.

Fabrice Muamba has been released from hospital, barely a month after he collapsed on the pitch during Bolton’s FA Cup tie vs. Spurs. The midfielder was “technically dead” for 78 minutes after suffering a cardiac arrest and thanked medical staff for the prompt action that aided his recovery. “Their dedication, professionalism and expertise is simply amazing and I will forever be in their debt.” he said.

He also thanked the thousands of well wishers who had contacted him via Twitter.

If only all news could be this good, Kickettes!

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13 Responses to “Fabrice Muamba: Back In Business”

  1. HiL says:

    Thank god. I'm so happy!

  2. Kristina says:

    Fantastic news! He basically knocked on heavens door, and now he's here, smiling Wonderful!

  3. DebS says:

    Was so glad to hear this, especially after the news about Moronsini. Still sad about that one. :(

  4. black widow says:

    wonderful news, and especially today of all days, when italy is mourning piermarco morosini.

  5. Carolina says:

    YAY!!!!!!!!!!

  6. earidurt says:

    Fantastic news! Happy to see him come through this ordeal….God bless him

  7. Rachael says:

    I wish him all the very best and hope he regains enough health to play again.

  8. Doles says:

    I was so happy for the news and he looks healthy and happy in the picture!
    I heard they are considering defibrillator implant for him so he could possibly play footies and be back on the pitch agin! Hope he continues to recover well!

    • Jenni says:

      I think they already gave him the implant. Good old Fabrice. I saw him play for the Arsenal youth team against Southampton in 2005. He was immense, and I couldn't believe he was only 16. I hope he plays again, but his health is obviouly more important.

  9. Gladys says:

    Best news in a month!!! He looks so happy and healthy.

  10. mata says:

    This picture made my day.

  11. Sarah, Madrid says:

    His smile, such happy news!! God bless him.

    • con2e says:

      That's the first thing I thought of when I say this picture, what an amazing smile! Here's hoping he'll be back on the pitch one day.