Fabrice Ndala Muamba is an English retired professional footballer who played for Arsenal, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers as a central midfielder. Born in Zaire, Muamba moved to England at the age of 11 and subsequently played for England up to under-21 level. Muamba began his career in 2002, joining Arsenal's youth academy. After three years, he turned professional in 2005. He made his debut for Arsenal in the League Cup, but played only one other professional match for the club. Following a loan spell with Birmingham City, he made the move permanent in 2007. He stayed with Birmingham City for one additional year, and left after making more than 70 appearances and making his England under-21 debut while with the team. He joined Bolton Wanderers in 2008. In March 2012, Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest during a televised FA Cup match between Bolton and Tottenham Hotspur, from which he recovered despite his heart having stopped for 78 minutes.
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About Fabrice Muamba
Former midfielder for the Bolton Wanderers from 2008 to 2012.
He began playing soccer in the Arsenal's youth system in 2004, making his first team debut the following year in a League Cup match.
In March of 2012 he collapsed in the 41st minute of a televised FA Cup match; medical doctors worked on him for 78 minutes before getting his heart to beat again.
He married his fiancee Shauna seven months after his horrific collapse, and they had a son named Joshua Jeremiah together.
He was coached by Arsene Wenger during his time with Arsenal, from 2005 to 2007.
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