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Fernando Torres Survives A Terrible Head Injury

Fernando Torres was stretched of the pitch in their game against Deportivo La Coruna which ended draw in the 84 minute after a collision with Alex Bergantinos of Deportivo, slamming his head on the ground.

After been attended to by players and the medical team, it was felt appropriate to that he was taken to the hospital, taken out on a str
etcher to an ambulance which took him to the near by hospital for a better treatment.

A statement was released by the club telling Fans that Torres had a serious head injury and that he will be under observation through the night.
"Fernando Torres has suffered a traumatic head injury and has been transferred to hospital for tests.

"Our player, who is stable, suffered a heavy blow to the head in the final stretch of the match and had to be removed by ambulance quickly to a hospital. The Rojiblanco striker will spend the night under observation."

After a while another statement was released to report the improvement on his health after  a CT scan "no alterations nor traumatic injuries," this was also confirmed by the player himself

"Thank you very much for worrying about me and for your messages of support," he wrote. "It was just a scare. I hope to be back very soon!"

Muchas gracias a todos por preocuparos por mí y por vuestros mensajes de ánimo. Ha sido sólo un susto. Espero volver muy pronto!

- Fernando Torres (@Torres) March 2, 2017

Atletico Madrid Manager Diego Simone gave his view
"We still don't have any official information but he's conscious," he said in his postgame news conference. Worried, nervous... those are the feelings after he suffered such a heavy blow.
"We heard the blow from the bench, we saw how he fell and we were afraid. We didn't know if that noise was Fernando's neck or not.
"They are unfortunate situations that happen in matches and we're hoping for the best for Fernando."

Filipe Luis
"It was something very scary for all of us, we are not used to such sights," Luis said on BeIN Sports. "The news we have received so far is positive, he is conscious and speaking.
"The most important thing is Fernando is OK and recovers. He means a lot to this club, both as player and person. These things happen in football. We hope that he is OK, and back with us playing soon."

though, said he was concerned only with his teammate's condition.
"I don't really care now about football or the result," he told Gol TV. "We are only worried about Fernando's health at the moment. We hope he's OK and back with us as soon as possible."
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