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Iran keeper Ali Beiranvand rushed to hospital after playing on with ‘serious concussion’ in the World Cup

Iran keeper Ali Beiranvand rushed to hospital after playing on with ‘serious concussion’ in the World Cup

Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand was rushed to the hospital after collapsing against England.

Beiranvand was taken off early in the first half of the World Cup opener against England after colliding with a teammate.

He got a bloody nose while attempting to claim a cross and was treated by physios before being allowed to play on.

 Iran keeper Ali Beiranvand rushed to hospital after playing on with ‘serious concussion’ in the World Cup
Ali Beiranvand was stretchered off and has now been rushed to hospital

However, he collapsed to the ground and was unable to continue.

Beiranvand was then stretchered off the field and was later diagnosed with a “serious concussion.”

Iran manager Carlos Quieroz also revealed that the 30-year-old had suffered a broken nose as a result of the incident.

He said: “According to my medical information and also the referee’s, they were not able to stop the player bleeding. It was something related to (his) broken nose.

“When we were ready to make the substitution, he was able to stop bleeding, so we thought that he could keep going.

“But we had some signs that the possibility of concussion, it happens with the player, it was not clear.

 Iran keeper Ali Beiranvand rushed to hospital after playing on with ‘serious concussion’ in the World Cup

“Unfortunately one minute later, the player was not able to keep going, and he suffered a serious concussion and at this moment he’s on his way to the hospital for more examinations.

“That’s why the delay happened. It was the doubt between the broken nose and the concussion.”

source:summarybio.com