MLS Player Pulled from Lake Tahoe in Critical Condition

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Major League Soccer player for the San Jose Earthquakes was in “critical but stable condition” on Tuesday after being rescued from Lake Tahoe.

Twenty-year-old Matheus Silva was pulled from the lake while swimming on the Fourth of July. He received life-saving resuscitation at the scene and then was taken to a nearby hospital before being flown to a hospital in Reno.

Silva is a midfielder for the Earthquakes. He is on loan to the club’s affiliate, Reno 1868 FC.