Away fan loses FINGER in horror fall before Europa League clash as club doctor rushes him to hospital
A football fan has lost a finger in a horror fall before a Europa League clash, with the club doctor rushing him to hospital.
The incident happened on Thursday evening, just hours before the match between FC Basel and FC Krasnodar in Switzerland.
The fan, who has not been named, was reportedly walking to the stadium when he slipped and fell, resulting in the loss of his finger.
The club doctor was quickly on the scene and rushed the fan to hospital, where he is currently being treated.
The incident has been met with shock and sadness by both sets of fans, with many taking to social media to express their sympathies.
FC Basel released a statement on their website, saying: “We are deeply saddened by the news of the fan’s injury and wish him a speedy recovery.
“We would like to thank the club doctor for his quick response and for ensuring the fan received the medical attention he needed.”
The incident has also been met with shock by the wider football community, with many expressing their sympathies for the fan and his family.
The incident serves as a reminder of the dangers of attending football matches, and the importance of taking care when travelling to and from the stadium.
It is not yet known if the fan will be able to make a full recovery, but we wish him all the best in his recovery.