Apolinario’s collapse occurred throughout the 27th minute of his membership’s match in the direction of UFC Almerim throughout the Portuguese third division. Medical professionals have been ready to get his coronary coronary heart beating as soon as extra on the pitch with a defibrillator. He was then taken to a hospital and positioned proper right into a medically-induced coma.
“It is with deep sadness that we report, in accordance with the information provided by the medical staff of the Vila Franca de Xira Hospital, the passing by brain death of our athlete Alex Sandro dos Santos Apolinário, this morning,” FC Alverca posted on social media Thursday.
“FC Alverca Futebol SAD will provide all the necessary support to his relatives. At this time of mourning all of FC Alverca’s activities are canceled.”
This was the forward’s third season with the Portuguese membership. His occupation began at Botafogo FC sooner than he signed with Brazilian membership Cruzeiro in 2015. Among the highlights of his occupation was scoring in a widely known upset in the direction of Sporting CP throughout the Portuguese Cup in 2019.