SERGIO AGUERO was reportedly rushed to a hospital after FAINTING in the changing rooms at half-time between Argentina and Nigeria.
The 29-year-old netted for the South American in the eventual 4-2 loss against the Super Eagles, but failed to come out for the second-half.
He was replaced by Dario Benedetto for the remaining 45 minutes, as Argentina lost all attacking threat against the Africans.
According to Argentinian news outlet VarskySports, the Manchester City striker was sent away for an immediate check-up.
They tweeted: "Kun Agüero fainted in the dressing room and was taken to a nearby hospital for a general checkup."
The news will come as a huge blow for Pep Guardiola with the Citizens due to face Leicester away at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.
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