At the middle of March, Clemente Zavaleta, son of Maria Emilia Fernandez Rousse, one of the Golden Triplets, suffered a heavy fall during a polo match. After being hospitalized for two and a half months, the ordeal came to an end and he was discharged.
He himself confirmed it with a statement that he published on his social networks along with a photo of when he was a boy. “I am grateful for the prayers and support received by my family, my friends, the polo community, and also by people I don’t know who have prayed everywhere for my health. I thank the medical teams at Saint Marys and Shepherd Center for their dedication and professionalism. I thank the world of journalism for respecting my privacy,” she wrote.
By way of closing, he celebrated: “Today I am out of danger and I am grateful for the love of God, of Jesus and of the Virgin Mary, who gave me faith and energy to get out of this trial of life and give me a second chance. total thanks”.
On the official account of the Golden Triplets they replied to the polo player’s message.
How was the accident suffered by the son of one of the Golden Triplets
On March 18, after the news spread, it was announced the video of the strong fall suffered by the polo player Clemente Zavaleta during a game in Palm Beach. The images show how a rival rammed him and knocked him down next to his horse, causing a brain stem injury.
Clemente Zavaleta suffered a serious accident during a polo match. (Photo: Instagram / pololineok)
The son of Maria Emilia Fernandez Rousse he fractured several ribs and suffered bleeding from his lungs. Due to the blow, he was unconscious for more than 15 minutes and lying on the field.
Clement, 36 years old, was removed from the scene by helicopter. Upon arrival at the medical center, he was put into a coma and underwent emergency surgery to drain a clot that had formed in his head.
When the event occurred, the Golden Triplets were in the company of their mother enjoying a few days at the beach in Mar de Cobo. The news took María Emilia by surprise, who wasted no time and bought a ticket to travel to the United States and accompany her son.