Rigobert Song, 40, a former Cameroonian international is critically ill in hospital after suffering a severe stroke.
Song, who played forÂ West Ham and Liverpool, Â was raced to hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon, yesterday with a brain aneurysm.
The married father of four was at his home in the Odza district of the Cameroonian city when he suffered the stroke.
Song, who currently serves as head coach of Chadâs national team, was also a former captain of the cameroonian national football team.
He was rushed to hospital in a critical condition
The playerâs former team mates flocked to social media offer their support for the star.
Ex-Liverpool striker Robbie FowlerÂ said in a tweet: âThoughts with #RigobertSong and familyâŚ Hope he pulls throughâ, while former Cameroon striker Samuel Etoâo wrote: âI wish you a lot of courage and to get well soon, big bro.â
Jamie Carragher also showed his support for the star, tweeting: âHope everything ends up ok for #rigobertsong.â