LISBON (PORTUGAL) – Moments of terror during the Portuguese League game lost 4-2 from Sporting Lisbon on the Portimonense court, the goalkeeper of the green-and-whites, Romain Salin, lost consciousness after a prodigious intervention. In the dive, the extreme defender slammed his head on the pole and threatened to suffocate.
Uruguayan defender Sebastian Coates was able to lift his tongue to allow him to breathe.
What a hero.
Former Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates saves his teammate from the collector with the post. pic.twitter.com/TQrHh87fYR
– FOX Sports Football (@FOXFOOTBALL) 9 October 2018
Who is Sebastian Coates, the hero player
Raised in the youth of the Nacional, at 18 he was called for the first time in the first team. Within two years he played 21 games in the Uruguayan championship, scoring 2 goals. He also has 13 appearances in the Libertadores Cup in the 2009 and 2010 editions and 2 goals in the game.
On August 30, 2011, after a wait due to the work permit for England, Liverpool formalized the purchase of Coates from the Nacional for 7 million pounds (about 8 million euros). The intercession of Liverpool striker and Coates national team member Luis Suarez was decisive for the move to Liverpool.
He scored his first goal with the Liverpool shirt, reversed, on March 21, 2012, in the match against the QPR. He later played with Sunderland in the Premier League and Sporting Lisbon in the Portuguese league.
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