Today’s The game between Atlético Madrid and Deportivo Lacoruna , Fernando Torres have a clashed of the head with a Deportivo player while going up for a header, and fel first onto the ground, . The way Torres fell itself looks nasty, but it’s the reaction of the players who saw the injury up close that makes the situation look so scary.
Immediately after seeing Torres slam to the ground, a couple teammates rushed to his aid, seemingly trying to pry his mouth open. The video isn’t clear on exactly what the players saw when up close to the prone Torres, as eventually his body is swarmed by Atlético and Deportivo players alike, who wave wildly for the medics to come onto the field. The medics do make it out there and take Torres off on a stretcher, where he has been taken to a local hospital.
Atlético Madrid have tweeted a statement saying that Torres has made it to the hospital and been diagnosed with a “traumatic brain injury,” and that he’ll stay overnight there to be monitored.