Marc Overmars suffers a minor stroke

Antwerp sporting director Marc Overmars, a former player for Arsenal, Barcelona and the Netherlands, was hospitalized overnight from Thursday to Friday after suffering a "mild stroke," the club said.

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30 December 2022 Friday 15:34
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Marc Overmars suffers a minor stroke

Antwerp sporting director Marc Overmars, a former player for Arsenal, Barcelona and the Netherlands, was hospitalized overnight from Thursday to Friday after suffering a "mild stroke," the club said.

"Marc Overmars, Antwerp's Director of Football Affairs, fell ill last night and was admitted to hospital with a minor stroke. Marc is doing well in the meantime, but he will have to take it easy for a while," the club said in its statement. twitter account.

Overmars, 49, started working for Antwerp last March, a few weeks after leaving the post of sporting director at Ajax Amsterdam.

As a player, the Dutch winger played at the beginning and end of his career for the modest Go Ahead Eagles of his country (1990-1991 and 2008-2009) and also played for Willem II (1991-1992), Ajax (1992 -1997), Arsenal (1997-2000) and Barcelona (2000-2004), in addition to playing 86 games with the Netherlands team.

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