On Tuesday, San Jose Earthquakes midfielder, Matheus Silva was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition after a swimming incident at Lake Tahoe in Nevada. After he was pulled out of the water, the 20 year-old Brazilian received life saving resuscitation. After this, he was airlifted to the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, where he was listed under critical condition.
The club released a statement, which said:
“Matheus Silva had to be pulled out of the water while swimming in Lake Tahoe.
“After receiving life-saving resuscitation measures at the scene, he was transferred to a nearby hospital in Lake Tahoe and then airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.
“He is currently in critical condition. Our thoughts and prayers are with Matheus and his family and friends.”
Further details on the incident are currently unknown, but we are hoping for his well-being and a speedy recovery for the talented Brazilian.