- The 39-year-old reportedly collapsed at home after feeling dizzy
- The retired centre-forward is now a manager in his home country Argentina
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Former West Ham and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was rushed to hospital after suffering a cut to his forehead at home.
The 39-year-old manager collapsed at home and suffered the head injury, but it is understood he will still be on Independiente’s bench as manager tonight.
The retired centre-forward is now coaching in his home country Argentina and Independiente will face Barracas Central in the Copa Libertadores.
After feeling ‘dizzy’, he fainted and hit his head, suffering a cut above his left eye Ole.
His daughter then took him to the hospital for treatment, where he received stitches and was released.
Former striker Carlos Tevez is now manager of Independiente in his home country Argentina
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Despite his assistant manager training for Independiente today, Tevez was expected to be in the dugout tonight.
The Argentinian started his career at Boca Juniors and won the Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 2003 before moving to Brazilian club Corinthians.
He then moved to English clubs West Ham United in 2006 and Manchester United in 2007, but joined fierce rivals Manchester City in 2009.
Two years later he won the Premier League with the Blues before joining Juventus in 2013, where his achievements included two Scudetti trophies.
After scoring 50 goals in 96 games for Juventus, he retired in 2021.
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