Mexican footballer has left leg amputated after being electrocuted

Mexican footballer has left leg amputated after being electrocuted

Rodrigo Alain Cuevas, a striker of Mexican third division membership Ciervos Chalco FC, has had his left leg amputated after struggling extreme accidents following an accident in his residence.

The membership mentioned in a statement on Jan. 23 that Cuevas, 27, had suffered third diploma burns from a high-voltage electrical discharge.

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As a result of coronavirus pandemic, Cuevas was prevented from being handled in Mexico Metropolis and was transferred to the Sinaloan city of Culiacan the place he was operated three days after the incident.

“After I suffered the accident, not one of the hospitals within the [city of] Mexico might admit me as a result of they have been filled with COVID-19 [cases],” Cuevas wrote on social media. “Because of a contact, I used to be transferred by ambulance to Culiacan, the place I used to be admitted.”

Cuevas posted {a photograph} on Fb from his hospital mattress after the operation giving a thumbs up and wrote: “My left foot was shattered. The surgeon and the docs, as they need to be, have been sincere and direct with me and my mother and father.

“What they informed us was that my foot needed to be amputated as a result of it was too contaminated and if it was not operated on, it will put my life in danger.

“At first my mother and father did not need to, they wished a second opinion, as a result of they know what soccer means to me however the docs mentioned there was no time.

“In that second hundreds of issues have been going by way of my head, I assumed that my football profession was over, that it was quick, I considered all of the sacrifices that I went by way of to step on a pitch professionally.

“I made the choice as a result of I’m of authorized age to have my left foot amputated, and at that second I had an awesome life lesson, that though you’re keen on doing one thing a lot, practising a sport, or “X” no matter you do, you need to by no means put it above your life.

“I need to thank all of the those who have helped me financially to pay for the medical prices, I will probably be eternally grateful.”

Cuevas has performed two league video games for Ciervos this season.

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