The Seville condemned the “violent act” suffered by his player Joan Jordán and reported that he was taken to a hospital after suffering the impact of an object thrown from the Benito Villamarín stands, diagnosed with a “head trauma” for which he will be under observation for at least 24 hours.
“The club condemns the violent act that Joan Jordán suffered today, an unacceptable act in the world of sport. Sevilla FC wants to transfer all its love to Joan Jordán, who fortunately, and without a doubt that is the only important thing, is at home, after being hit by an object thrown from the local stands during the derby,” the club’s statement said.
Real Betis Balompié strongly condemns the throwing of an object onto the pitch during the Copa del Rey match. The Club has immediately collaborated with the National Police to identify the alleged perpetrator of the launch, (1/2) pic.twitter.com/fp42yoOL6X
– Real Betis Balompié 🌴💚 (@RealBetis) January 15, 2022
The sevillista team informed around 2 in the morning of the state of their player, who was hit by a bar thrown from the stands, an action that ended suspend the duel of eighths Copa del Rey final between Betis and Sevilla.
“Joan left Benito Villamarín sensibly dazed and was taken to the hospital, where he was examined and a series of tests were carried out according to the protocol due to the concussion. The final diagnosis is head trauma and the player will remain under home observation until a minimum period of 24 hours has elapsed without any alarm symptoms”, he adds.
“Sevilla FC condemns the violent act suffered by Joan Jordán today, an unacceptable act in the world of sport committed by an individual who, of course, far from representing the fans of the Real Betis nor to the way of living football in our city”, he adds, before asking for respect for Jordán, questioned on social networks by several Betis players about his dizziness.
“Likewise, the club wants to ask for the greatest respect for the figure of Joan Jordán, a complete professional and an exemplary person who has suffered an infamous attack,” he ends.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.