Ex-Liverpool winger Mark Gonzalez recovering following heart attack

Sat 13 March 2021 | 5:46

Former Liverpool, Betis, and Real Sociedad player Mark Gonzalez has suffered a heart attack at the age of 36.

The news was released by


's wife,

Maura Rivera

, who posted about difficult times and his recovery on



"Mark suffered an acute myocardial infarction [heart attack] and I'm sharing it here and now so that you know that not everything that comes out on social media is always pretty,”

she said


"The love of my life, my soul mate, what a shock you have given me.

“The past few nights have been terrible. Days filled with uncertainty, it's been really frightening.

“I am writing this as you are still here with us and a little better - and because in many ways, the fact that you are still here with us, makes us cherish every moment we have together, family and above all, life itself.

“It's amazing how everything can change from one moment to the next.

"Life can surprise us and test us, instill fear but with faith, strength and hope, we can come out of all of the bad moments.

"I want you to be with me forever, Mark.”


sent a message on their social media and wished him a quick recovery.

"We're sending all of our best wishes to former Red, Mark Gonzalez, who is recovering after suffering a heart attack,”

read a statement posted on



“Everyone at the Reds wishes you a quick recovery, Mark”.


source: SportMob

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