Manchester City - Paraguay Star Inspires Team (Not Roque Santa Cruz)
UK time is: 02:05:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Paraguay Star Inspires Team (Not Roque Santa Cruz)

Manchester City and Paraguay striker Roque Santa Cruz might not be exactly setting the world alight but his former team mate Salvador Cabanas certainly makes up for RSC's inept season.

The following video, courtesy of Reuters reports on Paraguay star Salvador Cabanas and how he inspires his team from the sidelines as he recovers from a gunshot to the head.

Shooting

Cabanas was described as a prolific and natural goalscorer and was known for his array of skills on the field such as excellent heading, accurate shooting with either foot, receptions in tight spaces, and a combination of technique, power and positional sense, however the 29-year-old was shot in the head inside the 'Bar Bar' night club in Mexico City early January 25, 2010.

By all accounts the striker suffers from short-term memory loss and may not recover for several years. It is unknown if he will return to play because of the bullet that is still lodged in his skull.

The following clip lasts just under two minutes.






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 23 2010

Time: 6:58PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Wow
Lando78
Report Abuse
23/05/2010 19:20:00

Stunning.
Johnny Baguette
Report Abuse
23/05/2010 19:29:00

That guy's a beast
Scragg
Report Abuse
23/05/2010 20:25:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

CL Opposition Squads Known (Friday September 4 2015)

The Manchester City Injury Table.. (Friday September 4 2015)

City Announce 2015-16 Premier League Squad (Thursday September 3 2015)

Pellegrini - International Break Suits Us (Wednesday September 2 2015)

City Announce CL Squad (Wednesday September 2 2015)

Pozo Returns To Spain (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Denayer Heads To Turkey (Monday August 31 2015)

Duo In Team Of The Week (Monday August 31 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 2 - 0 Watford
Everton 0 - 2 Man City
Man City 3 - 0 Chelsea
WBA 0 - 3 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 4 4 0 0 +10 12
2. Crystal Palace 4 3 0 1 +3 9
3. Leicester City 4 2 2 0 +3 8
4. Swansea 4 2 2 0 +3 8
5. Man Utd 4 2 1 1 +1 7
6. Arsenal 4 2 1 1 +0 7
7. Liverpool 4 2 1 1 -1 7

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Williams Wins Man of the Match vs Manchester United
Swansea : 04/09/2015 20:37:00
Shelvey To Start For England vs San Marino
Swansea : 04/09/2015 20:19:00
Southampton's 25 Man Premier League Squad
Southampton : 04/09/2015 18:38:01
Romeu On Win & Competition
Southampton : 04/09/2015 18:35:01
Pellegrini Confident On Attacking Options
Man City : 04/09/2015 18:02:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Goal From City's 10th Consecutive League Win?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Sterling 47′ 27%
Fernandinho 56′ 73%