Bayern Munich Star Reveals Biggest Fear After Being Diagnosed With Inflammatory Heart Condition

Bayern Munich Star Reveals Biggest Fear After Being Diagnosed With Inflammatory Heart Condition

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  • Alphonso Davies has disclosed he feared his football career was over after he had complications because of the lasting effects of Covid-19
  • The Bayern Munich defender was diagnosed with an inflammatory heart condition after he contracted Covid during the Bundesliga's winter break of the 2021-22 campaign
  • The 21-year-old recovered after several months and helped Bayern Munich clinch the Bundesliga title at the end of the season

Bayern Munich defender, Alphonso Davies has finally opened up on the challenges he faced after he missed almost 5-months of football action when he was diagnosed with an inflammatory heart condition.

The 21-year-old Canadian had suffered complications after contracting Covid-19 during the winter summer break of the 2021/22 Bundesliga season.

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Alphonso Davies returned to play football in April 2022 and helped Bayern Munich win an 8th straight Bundesliga title. Photo by Stefan Matzke
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According to ESPN, Davies revealed the whole experience was scary for him as a player as he feared his football career was over as there was no time frame for his return.

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"That was very scary, especially because the doctors are saying that they don't know how long I was supposed to be out," I think that was the scariest part.
"At that time I had doubts in my head, about whether I'm still going to be able to play football, but everything worked out at the end. I'm happy and I'm grateful for the doctor taking such good care of me.”

Alphonso Davies would later return in April 2022 and he revealed he is delighted to be back playing football again.

Bayern Munich sign Matthijs De Ligt for €80m

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich has confirmed they have signed Matthijs De Ligt from Juventus in one of the biggest deals of the summer transfer window.

According to Marca, the Dutch defender will cost the Bundesliga champions €80m as the Bavarians will pay Juventus €70m upfront and a further €10m in variables.

Matthijs De Ligt will immediately join the rest of the Bayern Munich team in their training camp in the United States, where he will take part in a number of friendly matches.

Bayern Munch star suffers injury blow before start of Bundesliga

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich have suffered a massive setback in their preparations for the new Bundesliga season which begins in just two weeks.

The Bundesliga champions have disclosed that German midfielder, Leon Goretzka has undergone knee surgery and will most likely miss the start of the Bundesliga season.

Goretzka would be absent for the remainder of Bayern Munich’s pre-season training tour in the USA due to the surgery.