PSG goalkeeper Rico in ‘serious’ condition after horse riding accident

Psg goalkeeper rico in 'serious' condition after horse riding accident0

The backup goalkeeper for Paris Saint-Germain, Sergio Rico, was involved in an accident while horseback riding on Sunday, and the French club stated that he is in “serious” condition.

Before travelling to Spain, where the accident took place in El Rocio, the 29-year-old Spaniard was on the bench for PSG as they won the Ligue 1 championship on Saturday with a 1-1 draw against Strasbourg. Before leaving France, he was in El Rocio.

A spokeswoman for Paris Saint-Germain stated that “He is in serious condition,” although the Spanish publication Marca reported that he is “stable.”

According to medical sources cited by the local television station Canal Sur, Rico was transported via helicopter to the Virgen del Rocio hospital in Seville. Once there, he was placed on life support.

On their Twitter account, his former team, Sevilla, wished him “Lots of strength and a speedy recovery.”

Rico, who was born in Seville, helped his local team win two Europa Leagues before transferring to Fulham on loan in 2019. Rico joined Fulham in the Premier League in 2019.

After that, in 2019, the keeper made a temporary transfer to PSG, with the intention of making the move permanent the following year.

Before rejoining Paris Saint-Germain for the current campaign, the French club sent Rico on loan to Mallorca in January 2022. Mallorca is a Spanish club.

PSG has used him 24 times, and the Spanish national team has used him once in a match. He has one cap for Spain.

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