BOLOGNA – Nicolò Zaniolo's debut at the European championships under 21 lasted just 40 minutes. The Roma star received a bad blow to the head from the Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon who overwhelmed him to repel a cross with his fists. This game contrast occurred at the thirtieth of the first half with Spain leading for a zero on the Azzurri.
After being on the ground in pain for a few minutes, Zaniolo bravely decided to continue the game. Four minutes later, the Azzurri equalized with Federico Chiesa. Fiorentina's external striker stopped the ball well on Barella's throw, dribbled Martin, and fired a cross shot with his left footed shot that beat a surprised Unai Simon.
Five minutes after the Azzurri equalized, Zaniolo suffered an illness in the field that forced him to replace. The Rome playmaker felt a very strong headache and fell to the ground. It is probably the effects of the headshot he received from the Spanish goalkeeper ten minutes earlier.
Naturally the medical staff of the Italian national team immediately rescued him and transported him off the field on a stretcher. The young Roma champion came out among the applause of encouragement from the Bologna public and was immediately transported to the hospital for investigations.
Once out of the camp, after a few minutes of pain, Zaniolo let it be known that the headache was improving. Despite this, the blue medical staff decided nevertheless to take him to the hospital as a precaution to exclude the most serious problems.
Instead of the injured Nicolò Zaniolo, he entered the field at 41 'Orsolini. The player was greeted with a standing ovation because he was one of the great protagonists in the salvation of Bologna.
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Source: Blitz Quotidiano