Issues of the Heart
Editorial illustration on the subject of the shocking increase in heart attacks amongst our youngest, and seemingly healthiest, sports figures during the COVID years. Why did so many young, seemingly healthy, footballers suddenly come down with cardiac issues? 21 players died in 2021 of Coronary Heart Disease according to the FIFA Sudden Death Report, while in 2020, only 3 passed away. Two players have already passed away in 2022.