Brazilian footballer almost killed by chewing gum (with video evidence)

Ollie Irish

27th, August 2009


Brazilian striker Aloisio made a memorable debut for Vasco da Gama on Tuesday, in a league match against Brasiliense. Not memorable good though; memorable bad. Bad meaning fatal, almost.
In the second half Aloisio knocked heads with an opponent and collapsed to the pitch, unconscious. He stopped breathing because he part-swallowed his chewing gum. Scary.
“It was a very serious situation,” Vasco’s doctor, Paulo César Rocha, said. “Luckily we identified the problem quickly and took the gum out to help him breathe again.”
“I don’t remember a lot,” Aloisio said from his hospital bed, in between chews on a tasty, healing stick of Juicy Fruit. “I only remember the doctor taking the gum out. I have never been scared like this – no more chewing gum for me.”
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  1. Nako says:

    I don’t mean any disrespect, and I’m glad he is alright, but chewing gum while playing football never seemed like a good idea. He would have been better off keeping his bad breath and using it to scare defenders away!

  2. Wililind says:

    Very cute :-)))),

  3. Cadaylinw says:

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