Bolton: Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba retired from football on Wednesday after suffering an on-field cardiac arrest in March during an FA Cup quarterfinal against Tottenham at White Hart Lane.
Muamba travelled to Belgium last week to seek further medical advice from a cardiologist after consultations in Britain and Europe, and has been advised to retire from playing at the professional level.
"While the news is devastating, I have much to be thankful for," Muamba said. "I thank God that I am alive and I pay tribute once again to the members of the medical team who never gave up on me."
Muamba collapsed to the pitch in north London on March 17 and his heart stopped beating on its own for 78 minutes. The game was later abandoned....more
06:58 PM, Aug 15, 2012
London: Fabrice Muamba carried the Olympic torch through London on Saturday, four months after collapsing on the field during an English football match. The Bolton midfielder's heart stopped for 78 minutes on March 17 after collapsing during an FA Cup match at Tottenham. While he is still not well enough to play, Muamba was able to walk 300 meters with the torch on Saturday as the relay reached London. The...
09:36 AM, Jul 22, 2012