Salvador Sobral, winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, has long suffered from advanced heart failiure. He has been on the waiting list for a suitable donor heart for the past months. Yesterday, on Friday December 8, it was finally his turn, and he underwent surgery at the Santa Cruz Hospital in Lisbon.
According to noticiasaominuto.com, the surgery was long, but successful. They report that Salvador is now recovering in the hospital’s intensive care unit.
Earlier this year, he announced that he had to take a break from his musical career to take care of his health.
This article will be updated with more information as soon as we have more to report on Salvador’s recovery.
Watch his performance with his sister Luisa, after winning the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv.
All of us here at escXtra wish Salvador a speedy recovery! We can’t wait to see him back on the stage ready to wow us with his wonderful music again!