Sergio Aguero's cardiologist dismisses Covid theories in player's decision to retire 1 month ago

Sergio Aguero's cardiologist dismisses Covid theories in player's decision to retire

'It has nothing to do with Covid or the Covid vaccine'

Sergio Aguero's cardiologist has stated that a virus might have caused the heart problems that led to the striker retiring from football, but dismissed theories that it was Covid-related.

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Roberto Peidro - who has treated the Argentine since 2004 - was keen to add that the 33-year-old will be able to live a 'normal life' despite being left with a tiny scar near his heart following a cardiac ablation.

Peidro began treating the former Manchester City striker 17 years ago when he suffered palpitations.

Speaking during radio interviews in Argentina, he said: "He has a very small scar in his heart area which is less than a millimetre which is why it sort of short-circuits and causes those arrhythmias.

"What was done using a catheter was to burn that area where the arrhythmias were coming out.

"We think it’s going to work very well and solve the problem but our advice is that he shouldn’t do high-performance sport that involves an important degree of mental and physical stress several hours a day.

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