collapsed during the game, and it took medics 78 minutes, fifteen defibrillators, and numerous CPR compressions to revive him.
He basically flatlined for more than an hour and could have been far gone had medics arrived a second later. This wasn’t the first time such an event would occur, and thankfully physicians were on hand to nip the situation in the bud.In times past, medics and ambulances weren’t always at football stadiums and were only dispatched from nearby hospitals in emergency cases.
However, this began to change as events necessitated their presence. In 2006, when now-retired Petr Cech suffered an injury to the head, there was no ambulance at the stadium to ferry him to the hospital.Read more on emlii.com