San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Matheus Silva is in a critical condition after he was involved in a swimming accident in Lake Tahoe, the team announced in a statement on Tuesday.
Silva, 20, is currently on loan with Reno 1868 FC, San Jose's United Soccer League affiliate.
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The club said in the statement:
"Matheus Silva had to be pulled out of the water while swimming in Lake Tahoe. After receiving life-saving resuscitation measures at the scene, he was transferred to a nearby hospital in Lake Tahoe and then airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno."