Kenny Sansom’s household, in an announcement, confirmed that he was not affected by coronavirus.
- AFP London
- Final Up to date: Might 16, 2020, 11:44 AM IST
Former England defender Kenny Sansom, who performed within the notorious ‘Hand of God’ World Cup quarter-final in 1986, was in hospital on Friday after struggling a severe head harm, British media claimed.
A message on the 61-year-old former Arsenal participant’s Twitter account confirmed he was receiving remedy.
Nonetheless, his household didn’t touch upon the reason for his sickness, besides to make clear that he was not affected by coronavirus.
“Kenny is presently unwell in hospital. He’s being effectively cared for and doesn’t have Covid-19,” stated an announcement on his Twitter account.
“Kenny’s household and shut mates kindly ask the media to respect his and their privateness, plus that of the healthcare employees treating Kenny.”
Stories in some sections of the British media claimed he had suffered a severe head harm.
Sansom performed 394 video games for Arsenal and likewise featured for Crystal Palace, Newcastle, QPR, Everton and Watford.
He gained 86 caps as left-back, enjoying on the 1982 and 1986 World Cups.
Sansom was within the England workforce defeated by Argentina within the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals, a match made well-known by Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ purpose.