Soccer AM star Tubes suffers 'very unexpected and major heart attack' - Mirror Online
SOCCER AM star Tubes has revealed he suffered a major heart attack. Soccer AM presenter Tubes has revealed that he suffered a heart attack over the weekend, Celebs Go Dating, line-up, Anna Williamson. A SKY football presenter faces a red card after being nicked for a boozy foul- mouthed rant on a train. Soccer AM's “Tubes” — real name Peter.
I normally do 5k. Obviously the clot had started, the blood wasn't going to my legs properly.
It felt like I had a hangover again. I was plodding along, my legs were dead.
Soccer AM legend Tubes suffers 'major heart attack' at age of 35
Luckily he took me off, because I could have had the heart attack on the pitch. He'd played football on the morning of the heart attack Image: Plumb Images "On my way home I thought I had indigestion. Bizarrely, I looked down, and my willy had got smaller. I thought I'm definitely not going to Chelsea, threw on a tracksuit and thought I'd have a lazy day.
But it got worse.
The presenter is a mainstay of the Sky show Image: Getty Images "As I was walking down the stairs, all of a sudden my left arm went completely dead. I knew it wasn't indigestion now, but never once did I think it was a heart attack.
Then the other arm went. I was trying to do a 5km run, which I would normally do, but this time I could only get up to 1km, which was really weird and frustrating. It wasn't that I was out of breath, I just couldn't feel my legs.
- Soccer AM star Tubes suffers major heart attack
- Soccer AM star Tubes suffers 'very unexpected and major heart attack'
Thousands die every year from heart attacks or strokes that could have been prevented, with millions potentially at risk. I found out after the heart attack that this was because the clot had already started in the main artery and blood wasn't getting to my legs.
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On the day I became ill I had been playing football but I was just so slow - I felt hungover. When I got back home, I felt like I had indigestion. I went in the shower, but as soon as the hot water hit my body, my legs went completely numb. I was meant to be going to Stamford Bridge to watch Chelsea so I put on my tracksuit but I thought, "this is weird, I need to relax and have a sleep, and try and get rid of this indigestion or whatever it is".
Tubes had been due to attend a Chelsea game on the day he had the heart attack As I was walking down the stairs, my left arm went completely dead.
And then the right arm went as well. When I got downstairs, my left leg gave way and as I fell onto the sofa, my phone popped out of my tracksuit top. I was all sweaty and thinking, "this is definitely not indigestion".
I managed to get to my phone and text my mum, who lives three roads down. We had loads of heart problems in the family. My dad died early and I think he was watching down because my mum had her phone in her hand. I don't know why I texted mum to be honest, I never text mum - you know how mums are with mobile phones - but she phoned the ambulance and they were round in seven or eight minutes. Cardiovascular disease remains the UK's biggest killer I remember hearing them talking, hearing them say "heart attack", and thinking, "oh, this is not good".
They lobbed me straight in the back of the ambulance and the driver was amazing, she was so quick. They kept talking to me in the back, trying to make me laugh, and I thought: He kept going, kept speaking the whole way, but I was just lying there thinking: Tubes interviewing Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino We went through the back entrance of the hospital St Peter's Hospital in Chertsey and they wheeled me straight into surgery.
They went straight down the main vein in the arm, straight through into the heart, and managed to get the clot out and got a stent in with not long left before I was dead.