– Luiz Felipe Scolari ended a press conference after suffering pains induced by kidney stones
– The Brazilian could only last four minutes before ending the press conference
– Earlier, Scolari’s club Palmeiras played out a 1-1 draw with Red Bull Brasil
Former Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari was forced to call off a press conference due to ill-health after suffering an ‘attack’ from kidney stones.
According to Sun (UK), the incident occurred while the 70-year-old football tactician was speaking after his side, Palmeiras played out a 1-1 draw in Sunday’s clash with Red Bull Brasil.
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In a video clip, the former World Cup winner was captured in severe pains as he tried to make a point without success, prompting him to end the exercise.
He calmed himself down before apologizing to his audience. "I can’t do this anymore, sorry,” the former Selecao manager pleaded as he took his leave, even as he struggled to back on his feet less than four minutes the conference commenced. The report further revealed that Scolari received medical attention that helped to relieve his pain.
Scolari has been battling a renal colic – which is also known an abdominal pain caused by kidney stones.
During Scolari’s reign at Chelsea he was also treated for a kidney-related ailment. "I am in a lot of pain. They say it is more pain than when you have a baby but I don’t know as I have not had one. It is not possible,” Scolari revealed while at Chelsea. PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group ‘TUKO Michezo
The Brazilian will be looking forward to return to the dugout on Wednesday night when Palmerias tackle Botafogo.
Earlier, TUKO.co.ke reported that Luiz Felipe Scolari disclosed Cristiano Ronaldo was asking about life in China.
Scolari and Ronaldo attended the Quinas de Ouro awards in Lisbon, where Ronaldo was voted the best male player in the event hosted by the Portuguese FA.
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