has given the football world a major concern after fainting during the half-time interval of Argentina’s friendly match against Nigeria.
The Manchester City all time scorer scored in the 4-2 defeat to Nigeria at Krasnodar’s Stadium in Russia but failed to come out for the second half due to dizziness.
The Argentine Football Association said on its Twitter account that the Manchester City forward ‘had a blackout and was rushed to hospital so routine examinations were made only as a precaution.’
The player has since returned to the team hotel with the rest of the squad.
Manchester City later released a statement to confirm the forward was given the all clear to travel back to the UK, where he will be assessed ahead of the Premier League clash with Leicester City at the weekend.
Sergio Aguero has been cleared by doctors to return to Manchester as planned after suffering a dizzy spell during Argentina’s 4-2 defeat by Nigeria in Krasnodar today,’ it read.
‘Sergio never lost consciousness, and was taken to hospital for precautionary medical checks. He will be assessed by the club’s medical team ahead of this weekend’s Premier League trip to Leicester City.’
Aguero’s first-half strike had helped his side into a 2-0 lead, but that advantage never lasted as Super Eagles of Nigeri
a came from behind to win the friendly game.