Defender of FC Salzburg Patrick Farkas He suffered a stroke previous to the Champions League recreation towards Napoli in October.
The 27-year-old Farkas collapsed on the Salzburg coaching grounds on October 21 and the membership remained silent concerning the severity of the defender's sickness till the Austrian used his membership's media channels this weekend to clarify what occurred to him.
"I’ve nothing to cover and everybody ought to know what I actually had: it was a stroke." Farkas said in a video, He stated a gap in his coronary heart prompted the stroke when a blood clot shot into his mind.
Farkas stated he collapsed 20 minutes earlier than a morning session and was unable to maneuver or converse.
"I used to be a prisoner in my very own physique," he stated. "I wished to maneuver, however I couldn't. I considered what occurred and thought for a second that this was the tip."
The scenario improved shortly after he discovered and obtained medical assist. Farkas returned to crew coaching two months later.
Though he nonetheless wants blood thinners, he’s assured that he could be again within the Salzburg squad in early 2020. Farkas stated he wouldn't want coronary heart surgical procedure to shut the outlet earlier than the tip of his profession.
"I wish to get this over with," he added. "But in addition as a result of, regardless of lengthy Web analysis, I couldn't discover another skilled athlete with an identical destiny.
"If somebody is on the market, they will contact me. I wish to empower different folks and present them which you could get out of this with new power."