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Former Man Utd Striker Van Persie Taken To Hospital After Nasty Eye Injury In Fenerbahce Win

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Fenerbahce striker, Robin Van Persie suffered a torn eyelid while playing for the club yesterday against Akhisar Belediyespor.

van-persie-torn-eyelidVan Persie gave the Turkish club an early lead who went on to win the match 3-1.

The Dutchman endured a bloodied left eye during the 13th minute and was carried off on a stretcher. The ambulance took 15 minutes to arrive at the stadium as football fans feared that he could lose his eyesight.

van-persie-injuryFenerbahce doctor Burak Kunduracıoğl stated: “He was blown in his position, torn in his eyelid and bleeding. After the first intervention, we sent an ophthalmologist to the hospital to intervene.”

“After the investigations we learned that nothing important happened. We survived and waited for the ambulance. His condition is good.”

van-persieRobin Van Persie also missed the crucial win in Istanbul against his former team, Manchester United in the Europa league. Fenerbache won the tie 2-1 piling more misery on Jose Mourinho.

Harshwardhan Sinh Waghela
Harsh is a Psychology graduate from Mumbai’s Jai Hind college, no wonder then he always feels ‘Blue’! Currently he can be found tramping around Delhi with team FootTheBall. Supports Chelsea

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