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Torres Released From Hospital After Head Injury

Torres Released From Hospital After Head Injury

 

Fernando Torres is on the road to full recovery after a horrific head injury on Thursday night landed him in hospital. 

The Atletico Madrid striker collided with a Deportivo La Coruna player during their LaLiga match and hit the turf hard with his head.

 

He was taken straight to hospital and worried friends and fans left messages of support on social media.

 

"A cervical MRI has confirmed that Fernando Torres does not suffer alterations or traumatic injuries after the blow to the head he suffered at Riazor this Thursday, as was determined at first by the cranial and cervical CT the red and white striker underwent yesterday," Atletico Madrid said on their website on Friday.

"After spending the whole night in hospital for observation, Fernando Torres has left this morning the hospital in La Coruña. He will have to observe a 48-hour rest."

Torres had late into the night sent a message of thanks to all the fans to reassure them. 

He wrote: "Thank you all for worrying about me and for your messages of support. It’s just been a scare. I hope to come back very soon!" 

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