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Former Liverpool defender fighting for his life after stroke

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Song playing for Cameroon in the 2010 World Cup
Song playing for Cameroon in the 2010 World Cup

Former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song is in critical condition and "fighting for his life" after suffering a stroke in his native Cameroon.

Song (40), who played just 35 games for Liverpool after signing for the Merseysiders in 1999 and then moved on to West Ham United, was rushed to hospital over the weekend, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Song is the uncle of former Arsenal star Alex Song.

Jamie Carragher, Stan Collymore and Robbie Fowler have all taken to Twitter to wish the Chad international manager the best.

His former club also wished him well on social media.