Ronald Araujo: Barcelona star leaves pitch in ambulance after head clash with Gavi

There were worrying scenes at Camp Nou during Barcelona’s La Liga clash against Celta Vigo on Tuesday evening.

Ronald Araujo clashed heads with his own teammate, Gavi, midway through the second half.

Both players fell to the ground in pain.

Araujo was able to get up and back into position, but he fell to the turf once again when the referee’s whistle blew.

Players from both sides rushed to Araujo’s aid, including Sergio Busquets, who quickly called for medical attention.

Araujo received medical attention for just under 10 minutes before he was put on a stretcher and into an ambulance.

His name was sung and a round of applause broke out as the ambulance left the pitch.

Play was stopped for just under 10 minutes while Araujo received treatment. Gavi, meanwhile, was able to continue.

Barcelona have since revealed he has suffered a concussion and has been taken to the hospital to undergo further testing.

Everyone at GiveMeSport wishes Araujo all the best and a speedy recovery.

Barcelona were leading 3-1 at the time of the incident.

Ronald Araujo was put on a stretcher and taken to hospital after a nasty head clash with Gavi in Barcelona's La Liga clasg with Celta Vigo at Camp Nou.
Soccer Football – LaLiga – FC Barcelona v Celta Vigo – Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain – May 10, 2022 An ambulance on the pitch REUTERS/Albert Gea

The home side went into the break with a two-goal lead thanks to strikes from Memphis Depay and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Aubameyang netted his second just after the break, only for Celta to reduce the deficit to two goals once again through Iago Aspas.

There were no further goals as Barca held on to a two-goal victory.

The Catalan giants remain in second having accumulated 72 points from their 36 games. They are seven points clear of Sevilla in third.

News Now - Sport News