James Lasis, the second line of Nice (National) seriously injured in the neck during a match on April 25, is making “slow” progress according to his brother.
The Englishman James Lasis, second line of the Stade Niçois, operated twice following a serious cervical injury during a National match, is “better” but progress is “slow”, his brother said on Instagram.
“It’s been a tough two weeks, but looking back, James is in a much better shape than two weeks ago, as are mom, dad and I. Progress is slow, as the doctor said, but the big guy is still smiling, “wrote Matt Lasis on the social network on the night of Sunday to Monday.
Injured in a melee
James Lasis, 25, had undergone emergency surgery for the first time after seriously injuring his neck during a scrum during the match between his team in Narbonne on April 25. He is still hospitalized in Nice where he is placed on respiratory assistance.
“It must be incredibly scary, frustrating for him to sit there, unable to move or speak. His words are hard to understand, trust me. But we are working on it. He can always bring a smile to our faces with a wink. ‘eye, and even a shoulder on the music, “detailed the brother of the player.
Stade Niçois has opened an email address to collect messages of support. A prize pool has also been launched for the player.