Ghanaian Christian Atsu Removed From Wreckage Alive From Turkey's Earthquake

 Black Star Player Christian Atsu was trapped in the rubble of a building that was affected by the earthquake that claimed over 6,000 people. The devastating Earthquake which occurred on Monday left many killed, Injured and homeless.

Luckily, Footballer Christian Atsu has been rescued from the rubble of a building "with injuries" after the earthquakes in Turkey, his club's vice-president Mustafa Özat has told Turkish radio.

The Ghana forward, 31, Christian Atsu signed for Hatayspor in September 2022, played 107 games for Newcastle and has had spells with Chelsea, Everton and Bournemouth.

Hatayspor sporting director Taner Savut is still in the collapsed building.

Hatay was one of the areas closest to the epicenter of the earthquake, and has suffered extensive damage.

"Christian Atsu was removed from the wreckage with injuries," Özat told Radyo Gol.

"Unfortunately, our sporting director Taner Savut is still under the rubble.

"Hatay was deeply affected. We are coming towards the end of the most dangerous hours."

Atsu scored the winning goal in the 90th minute of Hatayspor's Super Lig match against Kasimpasa last Sunday.

The Ghanaian Football Association tweeted: "We've received some positive news that Christian Atsu has been successfully rescued from the rubble of the collapsed building and is receiving treatment. Let's continue to pray for Christian."