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sending good thoughts to Chicago…

January 11, 2011
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Today is the day of Gonzalo Higuaín’s operation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  Yesterday, he met with Dr. Richard Fessler for the first time, and passed all pre-operation tests satisfactorily, which took about three to four hours.

All information regarding the operation, including the obligatory medical report that Dr. Fessler will write up once the intervention is realized, will be filtered through Real Madrid’s medical team.  The report is expected to include how the process went, as well as recovery time.

Pipita also received a call from his ex-coach Diego Maradona yesterday, who wished him luck and gave him his support.  In addition, he caught a basketball game, between the Bulls and the Pistons.

UPDATE:  Pipita’s surgery has been moved up and he’s scheduled to be operated on at 08h local time (15h in Spain).

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17 Comments leave one →
  1. January 11, 2011 07:46

    Get well soon Pipa. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Ayu permalink
    January 11, 2011 07:54

    Does anyone know when he leaves Chicago? I feel like I should visit his hotel since I’m only around 20 min. away…

    But really, positive energy for Pipita!

    • Jinx permalink
      January 11, 2011 15:24

      I think I read somewhere that he’ll be there until the 18th.

  3. sweetubi permalink
    January 11, 2011 09:42

    I’m Muslim so, my prayer for Pipita is may Allah cure his illness and take away his pain. Amen.

  4. IsaBella permalink
    January 11, 2011 10:55

    let’s hope that everything goes well. I wish that to Gonzalo with all my heart.

  5. Sunny permalink
    January 11, 2011 11:33

    Hoping everything goes well today.

  6. Marshmallow permalink
    January 11, 2011 11:55

    I hope everything goes well, I’ll be praying for you Pipita ❤

  7. HermosaChica permalink
    January 11, 2011 12:36

    Yup, today is the day.. I really hope everything goes as planned. Our kind thoughts are with you, Pipa!

  8. Whiskey permalink
    January 11, 2011 13:29

    Thinking good thoughts for a successful operation and speedy recovery! Nice of Diego to send his good wishes too.

  9. Zparklemotion permalink
    January 11, 2011 14:54

    *crosses fingers* Hope everything goes ok! 🙂

  10. suzanne permalink
    January 11, 2011 15:04

    praying for you pipita! hope the surgery goes well and the recovery is quick. love you! muah!

  11. January 11, 2011 15:42

    my birthday is tomorrow and one of my biggest birthday gifts will be that Gonzalo is going to be just fine, i know we will soon have him running around scoring goals

  12. Ange permalink
    January 11, 2011 17:49

    well its almost 11 in the morning I hope is out of the operation … Wishing him the best … also Wished I leaved in Chicago…

    ***SENDING GOOD VIBES***

    my thoughts & prayers are with you!!!

  13. LaBlanca permalink
    January 11, 2011 18:11

    as writes the surgery started at 15:00 and ended at 17:30 cet. That leaves me a bit confused, as they wrote before it would last 45mins. Hope all went well.

  14. DebS permalink
    January 11, 2011 20:22

    Higuain undergoes successful surgery

    http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1363165.html?cid=twitter_voiceofthesite

    Yay! Great news!

  15. IsaBella permalink
    January 11, 2011 23:31

    RM offcial website posted that the surgery was succesful. Wonderful news. 😀

  16. yuyutein permalink
    January 12, 2011 04:31

    Awww, Pipita, all the best to you! Hopefully he can have a miracle and come back very soon. ;^( Miss him so much!

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