"Karel Poborský won the Premier League with Manchester United."
"three years ago, he was a day from death."
"– All of my facial muscles were paralyzed, " says 47-year-old."
"do you Remember Karel Poborský?"
"He was a prominent Czech landslagsforward in over ten years, made a career in Benfica and Lazio, and won the Premier League with Manchester United in 1997."
"three then he was a day from death."
"If I had come to the hospital a day later than I did, had this interview never took place," says 47-year-old to The Guardian."
"in the Summer of 2016, suffered Poborský of a brain infection. He arrived to the hospital and placed immediately in a coma."
"– All of my facial muscles were paralyzed. I spent three weeks in quarantine in the hospital with heavy antibiotics, directly into the veins. I could not eat, I had to cover my eyes because I was so sensitive to light. I was very, very afraid."
"The former United player still don't know what caused the disease. One theory is that he got a tick bite in the face."
"today is Poborský healthy again. He works with the academy of the Czech football association and has been appointed ambassador for euro 2020."
"About a month, he is back at Old Trafford. Then as a striker in the veteran match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich."
"What the audience can expect?"
"We'll see," he says and smiles. "