Both Fabrice Muamba and Stuart Holden were guests on Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday this morning. Unsurprisingly, a major topic of conversation for everyone involved was Fabrice's health and life after football.
All in all, it is a very interesting interview that is sure to make you smile. The whole interview can be found here. Below are some excerpts
Fabrice was asked about everything leading up to his collapse at White Hart Lane last march:
"I got a chance to start against Spurs and I wanted to go out there and prove that I deserved to be in the team.
"I didn't feel unwell before the game or anything it was just like a normal game but during the match I started to feel very dizzy, I was seeing double and then I lost control and fell down.
"It happened so quickly. Fortunately I had the right people there at the right time. They all came together and put in an unbelievable shift to keep me alive and I'm grateful for that."
He also discussed what his life was like now that he has had to retire from professional football:
"I wanted to come back to play again, but because my left ventricle is badly damaged it wasn't the best option.
"When I was told I wouldn't play football I just shook the doctor's hand. I didn't shed a tear.
"To come back would have been an unbelievable achievement but I'm so grateful I can do the little things and, most importantly, see my family.
"I enjoyed football and I'm grateful for the opportunity to play in the Premier League. But I'm just grateful I'm alive to do different things and meet different people.
"There are people out there who have done an amazing job to get be back to the stage where I am now."