Former Cameroonian international Rigobert Song, 40years old is critically ill in hospital after suffering a severe stroke.
He was a member of the Cameroon national team between 1993 and 2010. Known for his defensive skills, Song usually plays as a centre back.
Song, who currently serves as head coach of Chad’s national team, was also a former captain of the cameroonian national football team.
Song, who played for West Ham and Liverpool, was raced to hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon, yesterday with a brain aneurysm.
He was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.
Jamie Carragher also showed his support for the star, tweeting: “Hope everything ends up ok for #rigobertsong.”
Ex-Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler said in a tweet: “Thoughts with #RigobertSong and family… Hope he pulls through”, while former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o wrote: “I wish you a lot of courage and to get well soon, big bro.”