PENSIONER SERGIO Aguero has revealed his doctor was checking his heart during Argentina’s wild World Cup quarter-final win over Holland.
The Manchester City and Argentina legend, 34, was forced into retirement last year shortly after signing for Barcelona with a heart condition.
Aguero fell ill during a game against the Spanish giants last October.
The ex-striker was taken to hospital after clutching his chest and complaining of breathing problems and dizziness during a clash with Alaves.
He was ruled out of action for at least three months to undergo a period of observation before being diagnosed with a cardiac arrhythmia.
And the delicate condition prompted Aguero’s doctor to check his heart during Argentina’s World Cup quarter-final win over Holland.
All was looking good for the South American champions heading into the final ten minutes of Friday’s game.
However, a two-goal lead quickly evaporated at the hands of 6ft6 Wout Weghorst.
A boring extra time passed before Argentina won the match 4-3 on penalties.
Asked by a fan how his heart stood in the nail biting business, Aguero replied, “The doctor wrote to me many times, so imagine.”
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And once Aguero calmed down after his encounter with Weghorst in the tunnel, who he said ‘kicked him out’, he took to Twitter to troll Argentina’s Dutch rivals.
Aguero told the Dutch to ‘go play Fifa’.
Argentina will now face 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia for a place in the final on December 18.
On the other side of the tournament knockout tree, current World Cup holders France take on England for a place in the semi-finals.
And the dark horses of Morocco hope to become the first African team to reach the last four by beating Portugal, winners of Euro 2016.