Cassano suffered a stroke. Antonio Cassano's illness was a stroke. That is why, he had difficulty speaking and moving. Even so, he likely will play against BATE Borisov in the continued provision Champions League Group H on Tuesday (01/11/2011).
Cassano suddenly ill on the plane while flying from Rome to Milan. Suddenly, he had difficulty moving and speaking. The 29-year-old player was finally rushed to a clinic in Milan, as the plane landed. As the news agency ANSA reported, Cassano was suffering from ischemic stroke.
Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri, stated, Cassano condition has improved. "Tomorrow, we will play Antonio. However, apart from the aspects of the sport, the most important is the aspect of humanity. We all feel sad," said Allegri.
Sympathy also filed Cassano colleagues, Gianluca Zambrotta. "He was an extraordinary man. We miss him and happiness in the dressing room," said Zambrotta.
Meanwhile, the match against BATE became an important game for Milan to secure the final step into eighths. Milan are currently top of Group H with collecting seven points. Clerence Seedorf only superior head to head from Barca in second place.
"It's important we achieve consistent results and tomorrow is an important match in the qualification round," said Allegri.