Soccer-Former Argentina striker Tevez hospitalised


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  • Wednesday, 24 Apr 2024

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - West Ham United v Burnley - London Stadium, London, Britain - April 17, 2022 Former West Ham United player Carlos Tevez on the pitch before the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers/File Photo

(Reuters) - Former Argentina international Carlos Tevez has been hospitalised due to chest pain, Club Atletico Independiente, the Argentine club he now coaches, said on Tuesday.

Tevez, who made 76 appearances for Argentina and played as a striker for Boca Juniors, Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus, took charge of Independiente in August 2023.

The Buenos Aires-based club Independiente said the 40-year-old had been hospitalised at the Trinidad Hospital in San Isidro after complaining of chest pain.

"They (the hospital) carried out the corresponding studies and they were satisfactory," said in a statement.

"Carlos Tevez will be hospitalized as a precaution until the corresponding studies are completed."

Tevez won two Premier League titles with United and one with City, as well as two Serie A titles with Juventus. After retiring in 2021, Tevez had a stint in charge of Rosario Central in 2022.

(Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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