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Muamba tweets hospital photo after cardiac arrest

Muamba also tweeted his thanks for the overwhelming support shown since his collapse. — Reuters picMuamba also tweeted his thanks for the overwhelming support shown since his collapse. — Reuters picLONDON, March 30 — Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba has tweeted a picture of himself in his hospital bed two weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest during his side’s FA Cup quarter-final against Tottenham Hotspur.

The picture shows Muamba smiling and sitting upright (http://twitter.com/#!/fmuamba/status/185708452457365504/photo/1).

The 23-year-old is recovering in the London Chest Hospital after collapsing on the pitch before halftime in the game at White Hart Lane.

Doctors said the player had made a miraculous recovery after being “in effect dead” for 78 minutes as they battled to restart his heart with 15 defibrillator shocks. — Reuters