- Ahmed Rabia, 23, plays for Al Jazira in the United Arab Emirates Gulf League
- He was racing opponent from Emirates Club to the ball during match in Dubai
- After being shoulder-barged and bumped to floor, momentum carries him back
- His head then slams into the metal light pole, knocking him unconscious
This is the horrific moment when a Saudi soccer player was knocked unconscious after being hit in the shoulder and crashing headfirst into a metal pole.
Ahmed Rabia, 23, who plays for Al Jazeera of the Arabian Gulf League in the United Arab Emirates, was thrown by one of his opponents during their match against the Emirates Club in Dubai on Thursday 21 March. , competed with the other opponent for the ball. he hits his shoulder.
He was thrown onto the lawn, but with momentum he fell behind him, with nowhere to go, hitting his head against a metal lamppost and smashing his back.
Labia’s head was knocked unconscious from the blow, and a worried opponent playing for his Emirates club pulled him forward and dropped him on the grass.
Team manager Ahmed Said said Rabia’s injury was not as serious as previously thought. “Ahmed is recovering well and his condition is improving day by day,” he said on Monday, March 25.
Duabi’s ruler and Al Jazeera’s vice president, Sheki Mohammed bin Rashid, visited the player in hospital.
He has ordered the country’s football authorities to improve safety standards at UAE matches.