A stoppage in the Barcelona-Cádiz match saw the Cádiz keeper sprint a defibrillator across the pitch to the stands where a fan was suffering heart issues. The match was suspended, and players were sent to the locker room in the 82nd minute with Barcelona leading.
According to reports, a Barcelona doctor ran to the stands to tend to the fan in distress. The Cádiz goalkeeper, Jeremías Conan Ledesma, then stepped into action, sprinting to bring a defibrillator to the fans. Additionally, Cádiz player José Mari helped bring a stretcher across the field.
Cádiz-Barcelona Stoppage — Keeper Delivers Defibrillator
En España se detiene el Cádiz-Barcelona debido a que un aficionado sufrió un problema cardiaco.El médico blaugrana corrió a atender a la persona y el arquero del Cádiz corrió con un desfibrilador.
— Daniel Navas V. (@DanielNavasV) September 10, 2022
The game has been stopped due to a medical emergency with a fan in the stands. The players are going to the locker rooms.— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 10, 2022
Barcelona and Cádiz players have left the pitch with their game paused because of a medical emergency in the stands.Cádiz keeper Jeremías Ledesma had rushed toward the stands with medical equipment. pic.twitter.com/GcefzrtbpE
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According to reports, a fan suffered heart attack, received CPR and was taken to a local hospital, forcing a lengthy delay. Latest reports say the fan is now in stable condition. Additionally, a camera man reportedly fainted. Despite the delay, LaLiga ruled the match would be completed, and players eventually returned to the pitch.
Once the match resumed, Barcelona scored twice more to close out a 4-0 victory through goals from Frenkie de Jong, Robert Lewandowski, Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembélé.
FRENKIE DE JONG SCORES HIS FIRST GOAL OF THE SEASON FOR BARÇA pic.twitter.com/Ez90zSEphd
Lewandowski can't stop scoring pic.twitter.com/8OBlOOXV6j
Lewandowski sets up Ansu Fati to put the finishing touches on Barcelona's win pic.twitter.com/eF0fMFQ9Hf