Hungary’s Barnabas Varga stretchered off after scary collision against Scotland in Euro 2024

In a horrific incident on Sunday night in the  UEFA Euro 2024 , Hungary striker Barnabas Varga suffered a major injury as he was stretchered off after a scary collision with Scotland goalkeeper Angus Gunn. Despite the incident, Hungary went on to beat Scotland with a stoppage-time winner to take the  third spot in Group A  behind Germany and Switzerland.

In the 69th minute of the match, Hung ary captain  Dominik Szoboszlai delivered the freekick into the box, which was punched away by Angus Gunn. The Scotland goalkeeper’s elbow caught Varga’s face, leaving the Hungarian striker on the ground. While Varga stayed on the ground, physios raced towards him and formed a curtain wall inside the box.

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Liverpool midfielder Szoboszlai also rushed to the sidelines to carry the stretcher to the field and was visibly emotional seeing his teammate’s horrific collision.

Hungary give tribute to Varga after win against Scotland

The match resumed after a few minutes and Hungary forward  Kevin Csoboth, who replaced  Bendeguz Bolla in the 86th minute, scored the winning goal in the stoppage time. During the goal celebration, captain  Szoboszlai handed Varga’s shirt to the 24-year-old goal-scorer to celebrate the win.

After the full-time whistle, Hungary players celebrated at the  MHPArena in Stuttgart and paid tribute to  Barnabas Varga by showing his shirt after their win against Scotland.

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The Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) wrote on X, ” The condition of Barnabas Varga is stable.  The Hungarian national team player is currently in one of the hospitals in Stuttgart. We will inform you immediately if there is any news on his status.”

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