Jeremias Ledesma: Goalkeeper crosses pitch to save fan’s life

Cádiz goalkeeper Jeremias Ledesma was praised on social media after crossing the pitch with a medical kit and throwing it into the stands.

In a statement released on its website on Saturday, Cadiz said the man remained in hospital.

“One of the medical teams went to the stand with a defibrillator and a monitor and started resuscitation,” he said. statement.

“At the same time, FC Barcelona provided a second defibrillator if needed, which the player himself brought into the area.

“Resuscitation was positive minutes later and Juan was transferred to the ICU at Puerta del Mar Hospital where he remains hospitalized.

“Additionally, one of the Tribune cameramen fainted, but was immediately treated by the stadium’s medical staff, but had no further consequences.

“The organization would like to thank the fans at the south end of the stadium for their exemplary behavior in response to this situation, and the security guards and Cruz Roja for their prompt response to ensure this incident has a happy ending.”

“We all agreed to stop the game,” Barça coach Xavi said after the game. [the game].”

“This kind of thing goes beyond football, we’re talking about a person’s life here. Luckily they were able to save him.”

After about an hour, the game resumes. Goals from Frenkie De Jong, Robert Lewandowski, Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembélé gave Catalunya a 4-0 win and Xavi’s team beat his second-placed Real Madrid in his first game. I played a lot and jumped to the top of the league.


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