Ajax player Abdelhak Nouri has suffered “serious and permanent” brain damage following his collapse during a friendly on Saturday.
The 20-year-old fell to the ground 70 minutes into the game against Werder Bremen.
Medical services rushed to Nouri’s aid where CPR was reportedly administered, before he was airlifted to hospital in Innsbruck.
Ajax confirmed the sad news on their official Twitter site.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his loved ones in this difficult time. (2/2)#StayStrongAppie
— AFC Ajax (English) (@AFCAjax_EN) July 13, 2017