SAN JOSE, Calif. - A San Jose Earthquakes player is in critical condition after a swimming accident in Lake Tahoe, team officials said Tuesday.
According to team officials, Matheus Silva, 20, was swimming in Lake Tahoe and had to be pulled out of the water.
The team released a statement saying, "Matheus Silva had to be pulled out of the water while swimming in Lake Tahoe. After receiving life-saving resuscitation measures at the scene, he was transferred to a nearby hospital in Lake Tahoe and then airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno. He is currently in critical condition. Our thoughts and prayers are with Matheus and his family and friends."
Silva received life-saving resuscitation measures at the scene and was taken to a nearby hospital. He was then airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, team officials said.
Silva is currently in critical condition, team officials said. Silva, a midfilder, is currently on loan from the Earthquakes'
United Soccer League affiliate team Reno 1868 FC.