Portugal Legend Eusebio Admitted Into The Hospital

Portugal legend Eusebio was rushed to the hospital after he fell ill at the team hotel following Portugal’s victory over the Czechs in the quarter final.

The former Benfica striker and arguably one of the finest players of his generation, made his way to the stadium to cheer his country against the Czechs in the first quarter final of Euro 2012. The seventy year old was seen celebrating with Luis Figo in the stands after Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the match.

The Portuguese Football Federation released a statement in their website: “National-team ambassador Eusebio felt unwell on Saturday when he was at the hotel with the national team in Opalenica.

“After an initial observation and contacting his doctor in Lisbon, he moved as a precaution to a hospital in Poznan for further investigations.”

The Portugal team doctor have been examining the footballing great and revealed that he is ‘comfortable’ at present.  The prolific Portuguese striker of the 60s has been suffering from bronchial pneumonia and had to be hospitalized five times since last December.

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