Tom Petty Rushed To Hospital After Heart Attack, Taken Off Life Support

first_imgUPDATE #3: UPDATE: While many major news outlets have announced that Tom Petty has passed away based on a report from CBS News, the LAPD has since announced that they cannot confirm that Petty has died, conflicting the story’s initial source.UPDATE #2: CBS News confirms that Tom Petty passed away today, at the age of 66. UPDATE #1: TMZ: We’re told after Tom Petty got to the hospital he had no brain activity and a decision was made to pull life support.Iconic rock and roll singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tom Petty was reportedly rushed to the hospital last night after he was found unconscious, not breathing, and in full cardiac arrest. Petty’s health scare was first reported by TMZ, who say that the information was confirmed to them by local law enforcement officials.As TMZ reports, “EMTs rushed to his Malibu home and were able to get a pulse. He was rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital and our sources say he was put on life support. Petty’s condition is unknown but was critical from the moment he was found [on Sunday night].”TMZ has also reported having been in touch with numerous people from Petty’s camp, who were “clearly upset but not talking.”Petty, aged 66, broke out as a pop/rock star with his band, The Heartbreakers, following their hit song “Breakdown,” the first of many from Petty and his band over the years.Tom Petty has been touring extensively with The Heartbreakers all year, most recently on September 25th at The Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA.The latest news from CBS Los Angeles states that Petty is currently on life support. Please join us in sending your thoughts and prayers to Tom Petty’s family and friends during this terrible time. We love you, Tom![Cover photo via Billboard]last_img read more

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Penalty shootout records in international football: European nations ranked

first_img 12 12 12. Romania have the worst penalty shootout win percentage of any European national team, losing both of the two shoot-outs they have contested (both at the World Cup finals). Find out how other European nations compare – just click the arrow above to count down our ranking – Find out which European national teams have the worst and best shootout records – we’ve looked across both the World Cup and European Championship finals and ranked teams by spot-kick win percentage (only including national teams – and their foreunners – that have contested at least two shootouts). Joint 6. Denmark have a win percentage of 50% in shootouts (P2 W1 L1) – Best shootout result: Beating the Netherlands 5-4 in the 1992 European Championship semi-finals. Worst result: Losing 5-4 to Spain in the 1984 European Championship semi-finals. 4. Spain have a win percentage of 57% in shootouts (P7 W4 L3) – Best shootout result: Beating Italy 4-2 in the Euro 2008 quarter-finals. Worst result: Losing 5-3 to South Korea in the 2002 World Cup quarter-finals. 5. France have a win percentage of 50% in shootouts (P6 W3 L3) – Best shootout result: Beating Italy 4-3 in the 1998 World Cup quarter-finals. Worst result: Losing 5-3 to Italy in the 2006 World Cup final. 11. England have a win percentage of just 14% in shoot-outs (P7 W1 L6) – Best shootout result: Beating Spain 4-2 in the Euro 96 quarter-finals. Worst result: Losing 4-3 to West Germany in the 1990 World Cup semi-finals. Germany’s shootout victory over Italy at Euro 2016 not only put them in the tournament’s semi-finals, but furthered a fearsome spot-kick reputation.Despite missing three penalties in their eventual 6-5 success, including a first miss in five shootouts since 1982, Germany held their nerve better than the Italians.But how do other nations rank against Germany in terms of shootout success?We’ve looked at the shootout records of European national teams across both the World Cup and European Championship finals and you can see the results, above, ranked by win percentage.Only national teams that have taken part in more than one shootout have been included. 9. Italy have a win percentage of 33.33% in shootouts (P9 W3 L6) – Best shootout result: Beating France 5-3 in the 2006 World Cup final. Worst shootout result: Losing 3-2 to Brazil in the 1994 World Cup final. 2. Germany/West Germany have a win percentage of 86% in shootouts (P7 W6 L1) – Best shootout result: Beating England 4-3 in the 1990 World Cup semi-finals. Worst shootout result: Losing 5-3 to Czechoslovakia in the 1976 European Championship final. 12 12 1. Czech Republic/Czechoslovakia have a win percentage of 100% in shootouts (P3 W3) – Best shootout result: Beating West Germany 5-3 in the 1976 European Championship final. Other wins: 9-8 v Italy in the 1980 European Championship third-place play off (as Czechoslovakia) and 6-5 v France in the Euro 96 semi-finals (as the Czech Republic). 10. Netherlands have a win percentage of 29% in shootouts (P7 W2 L5) – Best shootout result: Beating Sweden 5-4 in the Euro 2004 quarter-finals. Worst shootout result: Losing 4-2 to Brazil in the 1998 World Cup semi-final and again 4-2 to Argentina in the 2014 World Cup semis. 12 Joint 6. Sweden have a win percentage of 50% in shootouts (P2 W1 L1) – Best shootout result: Beating Romania 5-4 in the 1994 World Cup quarter-finals. Worst shootout result: Losing 5-4 to the Netherlands in the Euro 2004 quarter-finals. Joint 6. Republic of Ireland have a win percentage of 50% in shootouts (P2 W1 L1) – Best shootout result: Beating Romania 5-4 in the 1990 World Cup last 16. Worst result: Losing 3-2 to Spain in the 2002 World Cup last 16. 12 12 12 12 3. Portugal have a win percentage of 75% in shootouts (P4 W3 L1) – Best shootout result: Beating England 3-1 in the 2006 World Cup quarter-finals. Worst result: Losing 4-2 to Spain in the Euro 2012 semi-finals. 12 12 12last_img read more

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