The Nobby Stiles son, one of the England players, the 1966 World Cup champion, confirmed on Monday that he believed that the reason for his father’s exposure to dementia, which he suffered from for years until his death, was due to permanent head blows in the football game after he confirmed the autopsy of Styles, who died from Age 78 years The brain region is affected by repeated head strokes.
Following the results, Nobby Stiles’s son John confirmed that he did not doubt that he had contracted the disease due to his continuous hitting the ball with his head. John called on the authorities in charge of football to address what he described as a scandal, in the wake of the injury of five World Cup winners with the English national team, dementia.
He added: They have asked scientists to come up with evidence when it comes to the brain that it is difficult; I think that my father played the ball with his head between 70 thousand and 100 thousand times in his career, every time the ball hits his head, the brain hits the front of the skull.
Doctor William Stewart, a neurologist at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in the Scottish capital, Glasgow, had examined the brain of Nobi Styles after his death and confirmed the presence of signs consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a form of progressive dementia.
However, the doctor did not confirm that these symptoms resulted from continuous exposure to head blows in football.
In statements to the BBC, Stewart added: I think what we are doing is to take all the evidence, for the time being, I think that is enough to say that we have come up with the best solution because head injuries and their effect on the brain are the things that we are concerned about. On it.
In response, the ATP said that it had opened discussions about the matter and had funded three interesting studies.