Former Colombia captain and Real Madrid player Freddy Rincon (55) remains in critical condition after a traffic accident on Monday morning. He is suffering from severe cardio-brain trauma.
At 5 a.m. on Monday in Colombia, former Colombian selection footballer captain Freddy Rincon became the victim of a serious road accident in Cali, in the east of the country. Rincon, who was in an SUV, was hit head-on by a bus. Immediately taken to the nearest clinic, his condition remains very critical since then. Doctors told the local press that he was suffering from severe heart-brain stroke.
The establishment also informed that after several examinations it was decided to have a surgical operation. The vital forecast of the 55-year-old former player was then “reserved”. If all goes well, he will be placed in intensive care.
He participated in three World Cups
The accident occurred near the Pascual-Guerrero Stadium, which exclusively hosts América de Cali matches, where Rincón played between 1990 and 1993. The bus driver and several of his passengers were also injured and were taken to the hospital.
Freddy Rincon is best known for being the captain of the Colombian selection and for participating in three World Cups in 1990, 1994 and 1998. he also played in Naples and at real madrid between 1994 and 1996, but spent most of his career in Brazil, including winning the inaugural Club World Cup with Corinthians in 2000.