Kaka Passes Real Madrid Medical

Kaka is in fine shape and is ready for his presentation as a new Real Madrid player...
30 Jun 2009 12:22:45

Real Madrid have announced that Kaka has passed his medical and is in perfect condition after he flew in to the Spanish capital on Tuesday morning.

Expectations are high after the player who cost €67 million from AC Milan arrived in the city ahead of the presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu in the evening.

"Kaka has passed his medical checkup prior to his official presentation scheduled for 20:30 CET at the Santiago Bernabeu," the club's official website reported.

"The player underwent a complete battery of tests performed by Real Madrid's Medical Services team at Sanitas La Moraleja Hospital.

"Ricardo Izecson Dos Santos Leite "Kaka" landed at Madrid's Barajas International Airport at approximately 7:30 this morning. The first stop on today's agenda was Sanitas La Moraleja Hospital, where he arrived at 9:30 accompanied by his father.

"Kaka then underwent the required medical checkup, which he passed with flying colors according to Real Madrid's Medical Services team. Tests included blood and urine samples, an electrocardiogram, an echo, an MRI, a thorough locomotor test and x-rays.

"Chief of Real Madrid's Medical Services, Carlos Diez confirmed that Kaka is the perfect example of a young man who takes good care of himself and does everything possible to stay healthy. Today's tests confirmed that the player is in perfect condition to play top-class football as proven in the Confederations Cup.

"These tests complemented those already performed in Brazil. We included some new protocols including a biomechanics exam that will allow us to keep track of the player's body, prevent future injury and optimize his performance. Kaka, like many other Real Madrid footballers, is a fine specimen of a player.”

Lucas Brown, Goal.com


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