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Footballer Christian Atsu Rescued After Being ‘Stuck Under Rubble’ In Turkey Earthquake

Christian Atsu has reportedly been found alive following reports that he was ‘trapped’ beneath rubble after an earthquake in Turkey.

The Ghanaian international footballer was caught up in the devastating 7.8 quake.

He was understood to have been with other players and staff from his current team, Turkish Super Lig side Hatayspor, inside a building which collapsed around them.

His teammates were pulled out alive, but there whereabouts of Atsu had remained unclear

Portuguese outlet A Bola have since reported that the footballer has now been rescued and taken to hospital.

He reportedly is suffering from breathing difficulties and injuries to his right foot.

Earlier, Newcastle United had said they are ‘praying for some positive news’, tweeting a picture of Atsu, who played for the team between 2016 and 2021.


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