Rigobert Song First public photo of Cameroon football legend after he suffered stroke

Although looking frail, it was good to see the 40-year-old in good spirit following the health scare.

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Rigobert Song play Rigobert Song recovering well after suffering from stroke (Instagram)
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A photo has emerged of Cameroon football legend, Rigobert Song after he suffered a stroke in October 2016.

Song who had 137 caps for Cameroon was rushed to the hospital on Sunday, October 2 after he fell ill in his country home.

The 40-year-old was admitted at the Yaounde Central Hospital where he was in a coma for two days.

Rigobert Song play Rigobert Song has made tremendous recovery (Twitter)

 

After coming out from a coma, the former defender was flown to France where he is making tremendous progress according to report.

Although he was looking frail in the photo, it was good to see the 40-year-old in good spirit following the health scare.

"I'm grateful to God for another chance, appreciate the love from all," he is quoted to say by several reports.

After retiring from football, Song  became a pundit for TV channel Orange Sports.

Rigobert Song play Rigobert Song was a member of the Cameroon national team between 1993 and 2010 (AFP/File)

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He was a member of the Cameroon national team between 1993 and 2010 and also played for Europeans clubs like Liverpool, West Ham, Lens and Gala.

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