The Argentinian Football Federation announced that Sergio Aguero who plays for Manchester City fainted at half-time after their friendly defeat against Nigeria 4-2 in the Russian city of Krasnodar.
City also said that while he was taken to the hospital Aguero was always conscious.
After scoring to put Argentina ahead with a 2-0 score, the City striker did not come out for the second half.
The Argentinian federation said that Aguero fainted and was transferred to carry out routine checks as a precaution.
They also added that Aguero had already left the hospital and is now together with his team-mates at the hotel where they were staying.
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Aguero will return to Manchester City for a medical check-up ahead of the Premier League match at Leicester on Saturday.
“Sergio Aguero has been cleared by doctors to return to Manchester as planned after suffering a dizzy spell during Argentina’s 4-2 defeat by Nigeria in Krasnodar today,” the Premier League club announced on their website.
“Sergio never lost consciousness and was taken to hospital for precautionary medical checks. He will be assessed by the club’s medical team ahead of this weekend’s trip to Leicester City.”
Aguero also suffered a rib injury in October after suffering a car crash in Amsterdam.