Footballer Tom Lockyer shows life-saving defibrillator in his cheston February 20, 2024 at 5:53 pm

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The Luton Town defender collapsed on the pitch after a cardiac arrest last December.

Wales international footballer Tom Lockyer has shown BBC Breakfast’s Sally Nugent the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) he has had fitted in his chest.

The Luton Town defender, 29, collapsed on the pitch after suffering a cardiac arrest during a Premier League match against Bournemouth in December.

ICDs are designed to restart the heart instantly in case of a similar occurrence in the future.

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