ESPN’s Shaka Hislop faints on air during coverage ahead of Milan-Real Madrid friendly in LA: Network says he’s ‘conscious’ and being examined by doctors at the scene
- The 54-year-old Hislop began wobbling in the mid-’80s before tipping forward
- ESPN later announced that he was conscious and under the care of doctors
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ESPN sideline reporter and former Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Shaka Hislop broke down in the middle of an on-air report ahead of Sunday’s friendly between Milan and Real Madrid in Pasadena, California.
The 54-year-old staggered before falling forward into his broadcast partner, prompting immediate panic on the touchline.
According to Accuweather.com, the weather in Pasadena on Sunday was in the mid-80s.
After the collapse of Hislop, ESPN quickly came to the break.
The broadcaster later informed viewers that Hislop was “conscious” and being examined by medics at the scene.
Shaka Hislop (left) collapsed in the middle of an on-air report in Pasadena on Sunday night
The 54-year-old staggered before falling forward into his broadcast partner
ESPN later announced that Hislop was “conscious” and was being examined by medics at the scene