Football fraternity unite in wishing ailing Sir Alex Ferguson quick recovery
The global football fraternity has united in wishing former Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson a quick recovery following an emergency surgery for brain hemorrhage on Saturday.
The legendary former football manager was left fighting for his life after being rushed to hospital for the emergency surgery.
According to AFP, news of his operation was made public by his old club, with a United statement cautiously optimistic about the prospects for the 76-year-old, the most successful manager in British football history.
“Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter,” the statement said.
Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to aid his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter.
Everyone at Manchester United sends our very best wishes. pic.twitter.com/SDoNzMwVEZ
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 5, 2018
“We will keep Sir Alex and his loved ones in our thoughts during this time, and we are united in our wish to see him make a comfortable, speedy recovery,” the statement further read.
It has also been reported that Sir Ferguson, who looked lively and healthy during his recent public appearance last weekend, suffered a fall at his Cheadle, near Manchester and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance.
Following the announcement, current and former players, football clubs, Sir Ferguson’s friends and rivals on the pitch as well as football fans all united in supporting of the retired manager.
Everyone at Manchester City wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery after his surgery #footballfamily
— Manchester City (@ManCity) May 5, 2018
We’re all thinking of you, Sir Alex. pic.twitter.com/2K14ZPKFMk
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) May 5, 2018
Everybody at the Club sends their best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson for a full and speedy recovery following his emergency surgery yesterday. ? pic.twitter.com/cvitAguXOx
— Tottenham Hotspur (@Spurs_India) May 6, 2018
Everyone at AC Milan wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery.
Facciamo il tifo per te, Sir Alex. Rimettiti presto.
— AC Milan (@acmilan) May 6, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you, my dear friend. Be strong, Boss! pic.twitter.com/kmih28Xpsq
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) May 5, 2018
Very sorry to hear about sir Alex Ferguson being in hospital. Thoughts are with him and his family. Stay strong Boss ? https://t.co/Fbz9I1edsp
— Robin van Persie (@Persie_Official) May 5, 2018
— Diego Forlan (@DiegoForlan7) May 6, 2018
Just heard the news about Sir Alex Ferguson. Wishing him and his family all the strength for a speedy recovery. #keepstrong
— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) May 5, 2018
— Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) May 5, 2018
Get well soon Sir Alex Ferguson. Hope he makes a full recovery ??
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) May 5, 2018
— Sir Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) May 5, 2018
— Maina Kageni (@ItsMainaKageni) May 5, 2018