October 1st, 2011

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Torp needs implanted defibrillator

Football career is probably over for the Norwegian talent.

Dagbladet: Carl-Erik Torp will have implanted a defibrillator on Monday. The operation will take place at Haukeland hospital, according to SK Brann on the club website .

The career as a top player is probably over for the 27-year-old who collapsed after a cardiac arrest during the match between SK Brann and Sogndal on Fosshaugane last weekend.

- It is of course a tough message to get, but I'm grateful that I'm alive, says Torp.

According to the message from Brann.no Torp has a serious heart defect. The reason is not finalized, but the doctors have therefore concluded that he needs to operate in a defibrillator.

SK Brann says they want to give Torp a role in the club even though he will not be able to play.

- When Carl-Erik is ready for it, we'll sit down and discuss the situation with him. He is a lovely boy and a resource person that we should take responsibility for the future, said  SK Brann CEO Roald Bruun-Hanssen.


Looks like he also will miss the Norwegian Cup final in November. He always said he wanted to win that. SK Brann were predicted to go down a division this season, but here we are. Cup final and 4th place. You can also send your good luck wishes to Torp on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/cenoto

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what is it with newspaper magazines and footballers in suits?

David Beckham Suits Up

....and contemplates the autumn of his career.

What will David Beckham look like at 70? It's hard to imagine anyone this handsome packing on 30 pounds, as elite athletes often do when their playing careers conclude, sagging around old-timer games and charity dinners in double chins and elastic waistbands. What could a couple decades do to that lustrous Beckham hair, which has provoked copycat manias of faux hawks and mohawks and meticulous crew cuts?

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