Torres Hospitalised After Head Clash Leaves Him Unconscious

Fernando Torres receiving treatment before being taken to the hospital                                                          Picture: Reuters

By Oladapo Okeowo

Fernando Torres was rushed to hospital after a clash of heads knocked him out during Atletico Madrid’s encounter with Deportivo La Coruna.

Torres collided with Deportivo’s Alex Bergantiños in an aerial challenge and landed heavily.

The severity of the incident was quickly apparent, with Atleti players immediately rushing over to check on him while others urgently called for emergency medical attention.

TV images showed a few players struggling to hold back tears.

Torres has been taken to the closest hospital to the stadium, with initial indications suggesting the former Liverpool, Chelsea and AC Milan forward is out of danger.

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