Fernando Torres suffers horrific head injury

Fernando Torres suffers horrific head injury

Atletico Madrid and football fans around the world were in panic mode as striker Atletico Madrid suffered a horrific head injury in his side' clash with Deportivo La Coruna.

Fernando Torres suffers horrific head injury

Fernando Torres being streteched off after suffering the injury

The incident occurred in the 85th minute as Torres clashed heads with Alex Bergantinos in a 1 - 1 draw.

Players from both teams immediately rushed towards Torres and desperately called for medical help. He was assisted for several minutes before being taken away on a stretcher.

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It was obvious from the way the players reacted that Torres was in a very delicate condition and he was successfully taken off pitch.

Fernando Torres suffers horrific head injury

Teammates quickly helped Torres as he fell face first into the ground

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According to reports from Atletico Madrid players, Torres is now awake and responsive and will spent the night in hospital under observation.

Florin Andone put Deportivo ahead early at Riazor Stadium but Antoine Griezmann equalized for Atletico with a long-range effort in the second half.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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