The Spanish Sergio Rico is already eager to return to the fields after suffering a serious accident on May 28 when he fell from a horse, a situation that forced him to stay off the fields since he was hospitalized for almost three months at the Virgen del Rocío Hospital in Seville, Spain.
In an interview given to the Paris Saint-Germain press team, Rico assured that his objective is “get back with the team before the season ends”.
“On the 22nd (of September) I have a new test to see how the aneurysm continues.” Let’s see if the doctor gives me more freedom to do some sports, to get my body in shape and to be able to return to the team, to Paris, as soon as possible. My goal is to be back with the team this year before the season ends,” said the Spanish goalkeeper.
Rico assured that he feels “really well” and that “the recovery process is going quite well.”
“Although I have not yet been discharged from the hospital, they decided to send us home and do the first part of the recovery there. I am happy to be here with my family, with Alba and with my friends. Every day I am improving more, I feel better and a little stronger,” added the 30-year-old goalkeeper.
Regarding the fall he suffered from a horse and the moments that followed, Rico assured that he does not remember “the moment or the first part that I was in the hospital with an induced coma, I was asleep and I’m not aware of it. Since I woke up and I have been improving, I remember everything perfectly.”
“The first thought I had was football. I had no memory problems, I remembered all my family members, Alba, my friends… so the first thought was if I could play football again. Being in a hospital room, monitored, with all the screens and the line in the arm… it’s the first thing I asked the doctor. My whole life has revolved around football and it is impossible for me to think about anything other than football since I have not done anything else,” concluded the goalkeeper.
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