Uruguay soccer great in coma after hit by truck
Uruguay soccer great Alcides Ghiggia is in critical condition in
a coma with multiple injuries and breathing problems following a
His son Arcadio Ghiggia, told the daily El Pais newspaper in
Montevideo on Friday that he’s in critical condition and ”doctors
are doing all they can.” He says there’s nothing to do but wait
Alcides Ghiggia, 85, scored the goal that beat Brazil and won
the 1950 World Cup for Uruguay.
El Pais reports that a heavy truck ran a stop sign and slammed
into his car on Wednesday.