SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Jose Earthquakes player remained in critical condition early Wednesday after being pulled from Lake Tahoe and given life-saving resuscitation, officials said.

Matheus Silva, a 20-year-old midfielder on loan to team’s United Soccer League affiliate team Reno 1868 FC, was swimming in the lake on the July Fourth holiday when he became distressed.

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He was pulled from the water and an emergency response team began to give him emergency treatment. He was transferred to a nearby hospital and then airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

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Authorities said he was in critical, but stable condition.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Matheus and his family and friends,” the Quakes said in a news release.

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Silva, who is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, played in two games last season for the Earthquakes.