A tragic twist was averted during Tuesday's international friendly between Argentina and Nigeria as it was gathered that Manchester City and Argentina striker, Sergio Aguero collapsed and passed out at halftime.

Aguero, who is now the third Argentine all time goal scorer, was rushed to hospital after fainting during the break.

The Argentina FA twitted that in Spanish that: “Aguero suffered a collapse and was therefore taken to carry out routine studies merely as a precaution.”

According to Argentine television and online publication, TyC Sports, Aguero was taken to a hospital in Krasnodar; where he was fully revived before returning to join his teammates at the hotel .

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