The Former MU Goalkeeper Was Rushed To The Hospital, And Van Der Sar Suffered A Brain Hemorrhage

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OKEGOAL.COM - Bad news hit former , , who had to be taken to hospital, on Friday (7/7/2023) local time.

According to a report by the BBC, has been admitted to intensive care after suffering a bleed in his brain.

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The 52-year-old is reportedly receiving treatment at a hospital in Croatia, where he is on holiday.

Ajax, where Edwin van der Sar was last seen, said his condition was stable.

Previously, Edwin van der Sar was the CEO of Ajax.

He and Ajax have a special relationship because he previously played with the Dutch national team.

But last May, Van der Sar resigned after Ajax finished third in the standings.

By finishing third, Ajax failed to qualify for the next season.

This is the first time that Ajax has failed to play in the , and the last time since 2009.

“Everyone at Ajax wishes Edwin a speedy recovery,” the Ajax statement said.

“We've been thinking of you ”

The last time Van der Sar himself played after his departure from in the 2021 season.

After that he joined the board of directors of Ajax in 2012 until he was appointed CEO of the club in 2016.

Van der Sar made 266 appearances for the , helping them win four titles and the 2008 UEFA Champions League.

In a statement, Manchester United also wished the former a speedy recovery.

“Sending all our love and strength to you, Edwin.”

While his former teammate, Rio Ferdinand also gave van der Sar support.

Rio Ferdinand wrote on Twitter, “Ed is a warrior. Our thoughts are with the Van der Sar family.”