A week after his on-field cardiac arrest and collapse, Damar Hamlin was released from the hospital..
The 24-year-old was released on Monday after his heart stopped during an NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals and he had to be resuscitated on the field.
CNN reported that the Bills safety had undergone a lengthy period of rehabilitation prior to his release.
Mr Hamlin posted an image from his hospital bed on social media on Sunday, six days after the incident. He was sitting up in bed, making a heart sign with his hands to express his gratitude for the outpouring of support in the aftermath of his collapse.
Mr Hamlin was wearing a hat with the number three on it as well as a T-shirt with the message “love for Damar” in the photo.
I am grateful for the excellent care I received at UCMC. I’m glad to be back in Buffalo. Buffalo General’s doctors and nurses have already made me feel at ease!” Mr Hamlin tweeted on Monday after being released from the hospital..
I returned home to Buffalo today with a heavy heart. It was truly amazing to see the world come together around me on Sunday. The same love you have shown me is the same love I intend to return to the world. “More important than football!” He posted something on the platform..
On Sunday, Mr Hamlin tweeted several times during the Bills’ 35-22 victory over the New England Patriots.
“It’s GameDay, and there’s nothing I’d rather do than run out that tunnel with my brothers,” he said.
On Sunday, several NFL teams honored Mr Hamlin by wearing T-shirts, jersey patches, and holding signs with his name and the number three.
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