28-year-old Dominican player Oscar Cabreras collapsed on Thursday while performing a stress test to gauge his fitness.
Cabreras was diagnosed with myocarditis in 2021 after being forced to take two doses of the Pfizer mRNA gene therapy for COVID in order to keep playing.
Following the diagnosis, he wrote on Instagram:
‘I got a damn Myocarditis from taking a f***ing vaccine. (I got 2 doses of Pfizer) And I knew it! Many people warned me. But guess what? It was compulsory or I couldn’t work. I am an international professional athlete and I am playing in Spain. I have no health problem, nothing, not hereditary, no asthma, NOTHING! I suddenly collapsed to the ground in the middle of a match and almost died. I’m still recovering and I’ve had 11 different cardiology tests done and guess? They find nothing. I have no cholesterol, no fat, nothing! 7% body fat 93% muscle. When they give me the diagnosis, they tell me that I won’t be able to play for at least 5 months until my heart goes down again and they can’t give me that medicine’
The stress test on Thursday was ordered for monitoring purposes. He was taken to hospital in La Albericia in Spain, but was later pronounced dead.
News of Cabreras’ passing was confirmed on Instagram by Dominican sports commentator Hector Gomez.
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