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Photos: Three Footballers Who Collapsed On The Field Of Play

The game of football is loved by so many people all around the world. There are also a lot of famous footballers even in the African continent. The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have made a lot of money from football.

However, some players have collapsed on the field of play. This is usually because of health related issues. This is why footballers are encouraged to undergo medical tests at least once in a while. A lot of footballers have fainted on the field over the past few years.

For instance, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch during a match against Finland earlier this year. The 29 year old was immediately rushed to the hospital in order to save his life. He is one of the most creative players in European football.

Another player who fainted on the field of play is Bafetimbi Gomis. The French striker collapsed during a match between Tottenham and Swansea City. In fact, he has fainted on different occasions during his career. The 36 year old used to be one of the most respected players in the English Premier League.

The third player who has collapsed on the field is Fabrice Muamba. The English star fainted in a football match between Tottenham and Bolton in 2012. He was also taken to the hospital.

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