SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes released the following statement regarding 20-year-old midfielder Matheus Silva, who is currently on loan with the Earthquakes’ United Soccer League affiliate Reno 1868 FC:
Matheus Silva had to be pulled out of the water while swimming in Lake Tahoe this morning. After receiving life-saving resuscitation measures at the scene, he was transferred to a nearby hospital in Lake Tahoe. He was then airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno. He is currently in critical, but stable condition. Our thoughts and prayers are with Matheus and his family and friends.