The winner of “Eurovision-2017” have a heart transplant
After the operation at a clinic in Lisbon singer Salvador Gathered feels good. The artist had to wait a few months before he was picked up by a suitable donor.
The winner of the contest “Eurovision-2017”, the Portuguese Salvador Sobral suffered a heart transplant and is now undergoing rehabilitation in the hospital.
According to experts of the Lisbon clinic of Santa Cruz, 27-year-old patient feels well.
Collected many years suffering from heart disease, won the “Eurovision” with the song Amar Pelos Dois (Love for two). It was the first victory of Portuguese in the entire history of the competition.
The ballad, which he wrote elder sister, Louise, has made the El Salvador national hero of Portugal.
In his own words, is “an emotional song with beautiful words and melody, one of those that decided not to listen to these days”.
“The operation was successful, — told Portuguese publication Publico surgeon Miguel Abecasis. — He is very well prepared for her, this young man understood all the difficulties of the upcoming procedure.”
According to Abecasis, on Friday, the singer himself wished him luck.
The surgeon added that the rehabilitation will take time, but when the circumstances are Gathered will be able to live a completely normal life.
The singer had to wait a few months before he was picked up by a suitable donor. In September, Gathered announced that suspends concert activity.