Salvador Cabanas Trains With Bullet Lodged In His Brain (Video)

Chris Wright

7th, February 2011


By Chris Wright

Remember the desperate plight of Salvador Cabanas, the former Club America striker that was shot in the head from close range in a Mexico City bar back in January of last year?

Almost an exact calendar year after the near-fatal shooting took place, Cabanas has miraculously taken to the field again – training with Paraguayan club Libertad with the bullet still lodged deep in the back of his brain…

Amazing, in the truest sense of the word…amazing.

At the time of the shooting, it was unsure if Cabanas was even going to survive until the morning, let alone recover to live anything approaching a ‘normal’ life.

Maybe Benni McCarthy should take some pointers.

Spotter’s Badge: Dirty Tackle.

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  1. mareantheone says:

    i was just thinkin what happened to him the other day. really glad for him being all better and stuff.

  2. Ruperto says:

    Hope To See Him Play Again Soon

  3. Stephi says:

    He is a hero in Paraguay and he inspired the team to perform as well as the did in South Africa. With his leadership, we could have beaten Spain. (We deserved to anyways because Valdez’s goal was not offsides… but that’s a different story.)

  4. TravisKOP says:

    FUCK that guy is a man right there, just thinking about getting shot, let alone how it went down with him and then being able to go do what you love still is a gift

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  6. taylor says:

    nd he shows me today that hes willing to keep going and i love him for that wish i could tell him thank u

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