“Your generosity and compassion mean the world to us” Bills’ star Damar Hamlin’s family expresses gratitude for fans’ support after his cardiac arrest

Damar Hamlin’s scary, fatal injury following a tackle on Monday night football has caused a stir nationwide. The whole country is watching the news attentively as they pray for the youngster.

Previously, Damar Hamlin was admitted to the hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest while completing a tackle on Tee Higgins. Higgins’ helmet hit the defender’s chest directly during the tackle; despite Hamlin initially standing up on his feet, he collapsed after a couple of seconds. Hamlin’s family was in the stands, watching him go down on the field.

What did Damar Hamlin’s family say after the accident?

Following the on-field treatment, the 24-year-old was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center’s intensive care unit; his family accompanied him. They are consistently praying for the player’s well-being, as still no confirmation has been provided by the doctors. However, amid this troubling time, they noticed the fans’ reactions and their support.

“Your generosity and compassion mean the world to us,” they said in light of sharing ‘sincere gratitude’ for the love and support’ of the fans.

The fans were also shocked to witness such a deadly injury. Fans were seen praying for him outside the hospital, lighting candles and raising their voices in protest of the sport’s violence. Damar’s charity event, a toy drive, was shared by GoFundMe, an online site, and raised over $4 million.

The viewers maintained the ordeal while also showing respect and privacy for the family during the treatment on the field. The game between the Bills and Bengals will be held at a later date.

Damar’s uncle recently shared the athlete’s latest news, which inspired both the family and the fans. Stay tuned for more updates.


Shahbaj Arefin

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Shahbaj Arefin is a professional Sports Content Writer at SportsZion. He mostly covers NBA, alongside NFL and MLB. His favorite basketball player is Michael Jordan. Arefin is also a football enthusiast. He is a die-hard supporter of Argentina and Chelsea FC, frequently posting on Facebook during the their matches.


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