San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Matheus Silva is in a "critical condition" according to the MLS club after receiving life-saving resuscitation after going swimming in Lake Tahoe.
The Earthquakes released a statement on Tuesday after Silva was pulled out of the water:
Silva, 20, is currently on loan with Reno 1868 FC, who also released a statement:
Reno's statement added that he is "stable" despite his critical condition.
Reno midfielder Junior Burgos is keeping Silva in his prayers:
Silva spent last season on loan with Phoenix Rising FC, and two former team-mates Luke Rooney and Carl Woszczynski also tweeted their support to him:
Meanwhile, Earthquakes captain Chris Wondolowski and fellow midfielder Tommy Thompson retweeted the following from MLS Players Union:
The Brazilian has made two appearances for Reno this season.