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Norwegian player suffers heart attack on pitch
Published : 26 Sep 2011 09:35:44Rss feed
A top-flight football player in Norway, Carl-Erik Torp, was hospitalised after suffering a heart attack during a match at the weekend, his team said.
Torp, a 27-year-old midfielder with SK Brann, collapsed on the field on Sunday about 10 minutes after entering the game against Sogndal in the 78th minute.
Rescuers performed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation on him before transporting him to hospital by helicopter.
"He is conscious and stable," the hospital said in a statement.
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