Araujo suffered concussion and was taken to the hospital on ambulance.
Barcelona star Ronald Araujo is said to be safe and awake in hospital following a scary moment during his side’s clash with Celta Vigo.
Barcelona won 3-1 win against Celta on Tuesday night at Camp Nou with a brace from Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and one from Memphis Depay.
But the game was marred by an accident when Araujo crashed his head with teammate Gavi.
Araujo got up after the incident and jogged towards his own box before collapsing to the ground.
Making his teammates to signal for medical attention, and he was put into an ambulance and after initial difficulties on behalf of the paramedics Araujo was taken to a hospital.
Barca confirmed that the Uruguayan had suffered a concussion shortly after, and he is conscious and responsive.
“We can rest easy. The doctors have told us he is conscious and that he will be spending the rest of the night in the hospital, although we were scared at first.”Said Xavi Hernandez.
That will be a big relief for Barca fans and Araujo’s family after some scary images from Camp Nou.
Araujo will now undergo tests before he can be cleared to leave the hospital and will have to be given a mandatory time away from football to recover, which is usually a few days.