Fabrice Muamba Transported To Hospital, Medical Staff Reportedly Working To Resuscitate Him

Fabrice Muamba is at the hospital after collapsing during Bolton's FA Cup match against Tottenham Hotspur and while that is all that has been confirmed, reports indicate a very scary situation in which the player is "fighting for his life." Muamba collapsed just before halftime and medical teams rushed to his aid, treating him for nearly 10 minutes before stretchering him off and taking him to the hospital. The match was abandoned.

Muamba was being given CPR and treated with a defibrillator while down on the pitch as worrying players looked on. According to ESPN, the player was not breathing as he was taken down the tunnel to the ambulance and BBC Radio 5's Ian Dennis said that Muamba was "fighting for his life." Another ESPN report said that Muamba was still receiving CPR on the way to the hospital as medics attempted to resuscitate him.

As of now that only official word on the situation is a statement from the club that read: "Bolton Wanderers can confirm that Fabrice Muamba has been taken to hospital following his collapse at White Hart Lane this evening during the FA Cup quarter-final. There is no further information at this stage."

As soon as the severity of the situation became clear, there was an outpouring of support for Muamba in the stadium and around the world. Fans at the stadium chanted his name and #PrayForMuamba was trending on Twitter with players from around the league and world tweeting their support for Muamba.

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