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02nd Oct 2016

Former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song reportedly fighting for life after stroke

Former clubs and teammates have sent their support.

Tom Victor

Former Liverpool, West Ham United and Cameroon defender Rigobert Song is reportedly fighting for his life after being rushed to hospital in Yaounde.

The 40-year-old, uncle of former Arsenal, West Ham and Charlton midfielder Alex, suffered a stroke and has been placed under observation, according to local reports from and CamFoot.

Former clubs have sent well-wishes the way of the popular ex-player, who won more than 100 Cameroon caps in his playing days.

Samuel Eto’o and Patrick Mboma, former Premier League players and teammates of Song with Cameroon’s national side, have also sent messages of support.

We will bring you more on this developing story as it comes in.