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Watch: World Cup footballer Linda Caicedo grabs chest, collapses in training

The 18-year-old Colombian was rushed to hospital after losing consciousness.

The distressing scenes were captured on video.

Caicdeo, considered by many to be a star of the future, is unlikely to feature again in the showpiece tournament.

She has been released from hospital.

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Image – Mark Metcalfe, Instagram.

‘What happened was just a symptom of all the stress and physical demands of a World Cup,’ a team official said.

Caicedo successfully battled ovarian cancer as a 15-year-old, undergoing surgery to remove a tumour and six months of chemotherapy.

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