Scotland vs Hungary: Barnabas Varga injured after blow to the head

Scotland vs Hungary: Barnabas Varga injured after blow to the head
Scotland vs Hungary: Barnabas Varga injured after blow to the head

Jun 23, 2024, 16:42 ET

The Magyar attacker had to leave the match in Stuttgart after colliding with goalkeeper Angus Gunn

The forward of the Hungary national team, Barnabas Vargaleft this Sunday’s game in the Euro 2024 against Scotland in stretcher after colliding with British goalkeeper Angus Gunn.

Barnabas Varga He was knocked out on the court inside the area and had to be treated by medical personnel who removed him in stretcher after lying on the grass for several minutes.

At minute 68, in a cross into the area, Barnabas Varga He jumped to finish the ball, but Gunn came out with his fists raised. Both had a very strong crash, but the battering ram was the most affected.

He immediately fell knocked out to the grass and his teammates asked for assistance. Due to the intensity of the scene, they formed a fence that prevented fans and television cameras from seeing what was happening on the field.

After a few minutes of attention from the medical staff, the player was covered with a type of blanket so that the severity of the contact could not be seen and the service continued to stabilize him.

Finally, he was taken off the field while the fans applauded him and his teammates came over to make sure he was okay.

Meanwhile, the VAR reviewed the play due to a potential penalty, but after a few minutes, they reported that there were no elements to mark the maximum penalty in favor of the Hungarians, who could not believe the decision.

Barnabas Varga He is “stable” and admitted to a hospital in Stuttgart

The forward of Hungary He has been transferred to a hospital and is “stable”, according to the Football Federation of Hungary.

“The state of Barnabas Varga is stable! The player is currently in one of the hospitals in Stuttgart,” he explained through his social networks, while adding that he will report any news in this regard.

Information from EFE was used in the writing of this note.

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