Fernando Torres out of the hospital following a sickening head injury

Fernando Torres has been released from the hospital following a sickening head injury sustained during the Atlético Madrid a 1-1 draw at Deportivo La Coruna on Thursday, which leaves him unconscious.

Atlético said a cat scan revealed no damage to the front of the head or neck. However, the doctors have decided to the 32-year-old to wait 48 hours before practicing or playing again.

Torres collapsed and lost consciousness after hitting his head on the ground, as he fell to the suite of an antenna in contradiction with the Deportivo midfielder Alex Bergantiños in the 85th minute of Thursday’s contest at Riazor. The attacker has been assisted for several minutes by the doctors before being taken off on a stretcher and transferred to hospital.

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Fantastic news! Fernando @Torres has been released and has left the hospital: https://t.co/X0IuZt2Ld9 pic.twitter.com/dw3mKswLuq

On march 3, 2017

• This article was corrected on March 4, 2017, to account for the fact that Torres suffered the injury when he hit the ground, not in the crash, air