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Muamba tweets hospital photo after cardiac arrest

March 30, 2012 22:03 IST

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba has tweeted a picture of himself in his hospital bed two weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest during his side's FA Cup quarter-final against Tottenham Hotspur.

Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba poses for a photograph in the London Chest Hospital in east London March 30, 2012. The photograph, was released by members of Muamba's family on Twitter on FridayThe picture shows Muamba smiling and sitting upright (http://twitter.com/# !/fmuamba/status/185708452457365504/photo/1).

The 23-year-old is recovering in the London Chest Hospital after collapsing on the pitch before halftime in the game at White Hart Lane.

Doctors said the player had made a miraculous recovery after being "in effect dead" for 78 minutes as they battled to restart his heart with 15 defibrillator shocks.

Photograph: Twitter

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