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Sergio Aguero Hospitalized After Fainting In Defeat Nigeria

Sergio Aguero Hospitalized After Fainting In Defeat Nigeria
Sergio Aguero

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was rushed to nearby hospital after fainting at halftime in the 2-4 defeat to Nigeria on Tuesday.

The 29 year old Argentine, was reported to have had a blackout after playing 45 minutes and scoring one of the two goals which left them leading into half time in the game played at the Krasnodar Stadium in Russia.

According to the Argentine Football Association, he was rushed to a nearby hospital for precautionary check up, after which he was released to join the rest of the Argentine squad.

Speaking on the issue, the Argentine team doctor made reference to a heart problem, which had him operated at the age of fifteen. "He felt bad twice, and with the medical history he has, since he was operated on when he was 15, we wanted to be sure it was nothing.

"We took him to hospital to make sure everything was normal, we prefer to wait to be sure."

Despite this incident, Sergio Aguero has been cleared for the Premier League Clash With the foxes this weekend, as give by a statement from the club.

"Sergio Aguero has been cleared by doctors to return to Manchester as planned after suffering a dizzy spell during Argentina's 4-2 defeat by Nigeria in Krasnodar today.

"Sergio never lost consciousness, and was taken to hospital for precautionary medical checks. He will be assessed by the club's medical team ahead of this weekend's 
Premier League trip to Leicester City."

The Manchester City striker and Ever Banega gave Argentina the lead before halftime while Nigeria late in the first half canceled one with a goal from Kelechi Iheanacho.

The second half had more goals from Nigeria as Alex Iwobi scored twice and Idowu completed the goals for a great win for the Eagles.

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