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‘Stay strong big man’ - Football world sympathises with Carl Ikeme

Goal.com logo Goal.com 06-07-2017

Nigeria international and Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Carl Ikeme was diagnosed of acute leukaemia and football fans across the globe sobbed lamented the sad news.

The Super Eagles goalkeeper has been first-choice at Molineux for the past five seasons, but his pre-season preparations were dealt a blow when he returned some abnormal blood tests.

This got people talking, with the football world weighing in.

Stay strong big man! Wishing you my best! @Carl_Ikeme https://t.co/Y7nMVbZ2Xh

— Matt Jarvis (@MrMattJarvis) July 6, 2017

Absolutely gutted to here that @Carl_Ikeme has leukaemia one of footballs top guys! My thoughts are with you an your family!! #GetWellSoon

— Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) July 6, 2017

V sad news that #wwfc favourite Carl Ikeme has leukaemia. Knowing the strength of the man, he WILL beat it.

— Rob Dorsett (@RobDorsettSky) July 6, 2017

We may not be perfect on the pitch, but got a feeling @Wolves will be first class helping Ikeme get through this unexpected battle #wwfc

— Russ Cockburn (@Dwarfio) July 6, 2017

Our thoughts are with @NGSuperEagles GK, @Carl_Ikeme who has been dianosed with leukaemia. We will pray and rally round him at this time. pic.twitter.com/IRtxydJWXb

— The NFF (@thenff) July 6, 2017

Our thoughts are with former #QPR loanee Carl Ikeme https://t.co/uFRebjxYLi

— QPR FC (@QPRFC) July 6, 2017

The Nigerian football fraternity and indeed the world, pray for @Carl_Ikeme as he faces this tough but not impossible journey. We believe.

— Amaju Melvin Pinnick (@PinnickAmaju) July 6, 2017

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So sad to hear that @Carl_Ikeme has been diagnosed with leukemia,, best wishes big man, stay strong

— Ben Foster (@BenFoster) July 6, 2017

We are all praying for you @Carl_Ikeme.. Stay strong brother..

— (@Darzel_) July 6, 2017

prayers and thoughts to @Carl_Ikeme ....the best save now is to save the battle of your life, God will help you bro

— itsDozie! (@ejiodoz) July 6, 2017

Get well soon @Carl_Ikeme hopefully see you soon pic.twitter.com/3nQF8PuuYX

— WWFC JOEL (@JoelHoll_) July 6, 2017

Best of luck with the recovery Kemes @Carl_Ikeme

— Andrew Nicholson (@nicholson4546) July 6, 2017

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