A violent confrontation reportedly took place at the end of the game, when a French player hit the German boy in the neck and head, leaving him unconscious. The 15-year-old was resuscitated on the pitch and pronounced brain dead at the hospital. At the moment, the offending actor is in custody awaiting trial.
While tournament organisers said they would do everything in their power to find out exactly what happened and learn lessons about the incident, Metz, the Frenchman's team, was quick to deny that its player was not the one who caused the German's serious injury. In the meantime, Germany will await developments in the investigation.
Un futbolista de 15 años sufre una "muerte cerebral" tras una pelea en un partido https://t.co/RThsYogwu1
— 20minutos.es (@20m) May 31, 2023
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