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Fabrice Muamba collapses during match

Updated 1325 GMT (2125 HKT) March 18, 2012
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Bolton player Fabrice Muamba lies prone on the pitch after collapsing before halftime during the English FA Cup quarterfinal away to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Getty Images
Players from both teams, as well as Bolton manager Owen Coyle, far right, watch as the England under-21 international is treated by medics. AFP/Getty Images
Tottenham's Rafael Van der Vaart was one of many players who offered their support for Muamba via micro-blogging website Twitter. Getty Images
The 23-year-old was carried off the pitch at White Hart Lane and taken to a hospital in London. The game was abandoned. Getty Images
Muamba has been at the Premier League club since 2008, when he signed in an $8 million transfer from English rivals Birmingham. AFP/Getty Images
Muamba made his name at Birmingham City, where he made a permanent move in 2007 after impressing while on loan from English Premier League club Arsenal. AFP/Getty Images
Muamba came to England in 1999 after his family left his homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo. He represented his adopted country at under-21 level at the 2009 European Championship. Getty Images
Muamba had limited first-team opportunities at Arsenal, but appeared in a League Cup match against Reading in November 2005. Getty Images