Euro 2024: first reassuring news for Hungarian striker Barnabas Varga, victim of a terrible shock (VIDEO)

Euro 2024: first reassuring news for Hungarian striker Barnabas Varga, victim of a terrible shock (VIDEO)
Euro 2024: first reassuring news for Hungarian striker Barnabas Varga, victim of a terrible shock (VIDEO)

As we entered the last twenty minutes between Scotland and Hungary in the last match of Group A, Hungarian striker Barnabás Varga was the victim of a big collision in the area following an offensive free kick.

Placed in a side safety position by his teammates, the attacker was taken care of by the emergency services, who hid the scene. The 29-year-old was then evacuated in front of a worried stadium and some crying teammates. Footage from outside the stadium showed he was taken to hospital moments later.

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The Hungarian federation communicated on his state of health: “Barnabas Varga suffered several facial fractures and a concussion during the match. He will probably have to undergo surgery.”

According to Hungarian media M4 Sport, Varga was conscious and able to communicate with doctors when he was taken to hospital. For its part, the Hungarian federation communicated just after the end of the match that the player was in stable condition and being cared for by a hospital in Stuttgart.

Barnabás Varga is a center forward for Ferencvaros. Arriving in the national team late, at 28, he has 7 goals in 13 caps, including one against Switzerland in this Euro.

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