American soccer player Damar Hamlin is breathing on his own after falling violently on the pitch and is now able to speak.
In a statement Friday, the Buffalo Bills said their 24-year-old’s “neurological function is intact” and that he was “able to speak with his family and care team.”
It was also reported that he met with his team via FaceTime and told them: “Love you boys”.
The news came four days later HamlinHis heart had to restart twice after him Sudden collapse and cardiac arrest against the Cincinnati Bengals.
On Thursday, he was said to remain in “critical condition” at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Players first start communicating by writing before they can catch people’s hands.
Dr Timothy Pritts of the hospital said: “We know it’s not just the lights on – we know he’s home.
“And it seemed like all the cylinders in his brain were firing, which was a huge relief to all of us.
“He still needs to make significant progress, but this marks a very good turning point in his continuum of care.”
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Paramedics were forced to rush to the ballpark in Cincinnati on Monday to perform about 10 minutes of safety CPR on the Buffalo Bills. As the crowd quieted down, an ambulance rolled onto the field and his teammates huddled together in prayer.
Euro 2020 shocked the football world two years ago when the Danish national team and current Manchester United players Christian Eriksson The same fell on the playground.