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Footballer Wessam Abou Ali, 22, awake but ‘shocked’ in hospital after collapsing on pitch in ‘horrible experience’


FOOTBALLER Wessam Abou Ali is awake but ‘shocked’ in hospital after collapsing on the pitch on Saturday.

The Dane was rushed to hospital after the heart-wrenching incident occurred whereas he was taking part in for second-division aspect Vendyssel FF in opposition to Lyngby.

Wessam Abou Ali collapsed on the pitch on Saturday
Fortunately the 22-year-old is awake in hospital and has sent a message to fans
Fortunately the 22-year-old is awake in hospital and has despatched a message to followersCredit: Instagram @ wessamabouali

And happily, the 22-year-old has recovered sufficient to replace involved soccer followers around the globe with a press release on Instagram.

He wrote: “HUGE THANK YOU.

“Thank you to all of you who’ve taken the time to name, write and so forth.

“Thank you for all the thoughts, prayers, and warmth you have sent. It has been absolutely amazing to wake up to so much support, support and love.

“The entire factor is simply is huge shock and really surreal proper now.

“Despite all this, I’m okay underneath the circumstances. I’m recovering, and in good palms.

“Now a protracted robust transfer awaits in the battle to get again to 100 per cent. I look ahead to coming again even stronger, hopefully with out too lengthy a wait.

“THANK YOU first and foremost to all the players from both Vendsyssel and Lyngby, who reacted quickly and set in motion the great help to me.

“Equally huge thanks should go to all of the docs and workers on the pitch, who with pressing discover had been prepared to assist me, and produce me right into a secure situation.

“I’m all of you INCREDIBLY grateful, it’s one thing I actually respect, each the docs and ALL concerned.

“Thanks to the ambulance folks, docs and everybody who has now made me get well, and made this entire horrible expertise a complete lot simpler.

“To everyone who was at the stadium, I just want to express my greatest respect for carrying myself through this with the greatest support – Thank you so much for that.

“I’m in good palms. So you would not have to shrink back from my face but.

“Remember to like those that are round you, and much more take pleasure in your self and be glad about all the things we’ve got.



The ahead collapsed across the hour mark in entrance of shocked gamers and supporters.

Abou Ali rapidly acquired emergency therapy on the sector as gamers fashioned a barrier round him.

And after remaining on the sector for 10 minutes, Abou Ali was whisked away to hospital as the sport was deserted.

The former AaB and Silkeborg star solely joined Vendyssel at the beginning of the month, penning a five-year deal after spending time there on mortgage in 2019.

Abou Ali is a former Denmark U19 worldwide and scored 11 objectives in 22 video games throughout his final spell at Vendyssel.

The unhappy scenes come simply three months after Danish star Christian Eriksen collapsed throughout Euro 2020.

The Inter Milan playmaker suffered a cardiac arrest throughout his nation’s opening group stage sport in opposition to Finland.

And after receiving life-saving therapy on the sector, Eriksen is now doing properly after being fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).


However, the Italian FA stated in July that the Dane would want it to be eliminated in order to play for Inter once more.

Eriksen is now set for an essential check-up in October which may permit him to take away the ICD.

But the exams might also see the Dane needing to maintain the machine completely.

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