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Soccer AM's Tubes recovering from a 'major heart attack'

The 35-year-old has thanked the ambulance crew, surgeons and hospital staff for saving his life.

TUBES, BEST-KNOWN as a long-time presenter of Sky Sports show Soccer AM, has revealed that he suffered a “very unexpected, major heart attack” last weekend.

The 35-year-old, real name Peter Dale, was operated on in St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey, after being rushed there by ambulance.

He has posted on Instagram to thank those who saved his life and explain that he is, thankfully, on the road to recovery.

“On Sunday, I suffered a very unexpected, major heart attack,” he wrote. “Can’t thank the surgeons and staff at St Peter’s Hospital Chertsey and the ambulance crew enough.

If it wasn’t for your quick and efficient work I may not have been writing this message now. Thank you.

“Plenty of work to do and surgey to have but I’m slowly on the road to recovery. Big love, yours in foooooooootball. Tubes x”

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