TSG Hoffenheimâ€™s Boris Vukcevic has been placed in an induced coma after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a car accident.
The 22-year old German midfielder was involved in a collision with a lorry near Hoffenheimâ€™s training ground and was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries.
Vukcevic is in a critical condition in a Heidelberg clinic after undergoing surgery and the club is closely monitoring his situation.
â€śThis news has shaken us,â€ť said Hoffenheim's general manager Andreas Muller.
â€śThe team, the coach and everybody here are shocked.
â€śOur thoughts are with Boris and his family.â€ť