‘Exhausted’ Bellarabi collapses in friendly, hospitalized

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Bayer Leverkusen winger Karim Bellarabi has been hospitalized after collapsing during the club’s Tuesday friendly versus Wuppertal.

Bellarabi, 28, carries 11 caps for Germany and has been with Bayer since 2011 aside from a loan stint with Eintracht Braunschweig.

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The club said he collapsed due to “exhaustion” and updated his status on Twitter, saying he’d remain in the hospital overnight.