Terminally ill ex-football player of “Zenith” has celebrated birthday


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The former player Petersburg “Zenith” Fernando Ricksen, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, celebrated a birthday. About this Instagram account told the wife of the athlete Veronica rixen.

Rixen turned 43 years. To the hospital to see the player come friends, who presented him with a cake in the shape of a soccer ball. “Thank you to everyone who came today to spend the day with us. Fernando really happy. He enjoyed the present day,” wrote the wife Riksena.

The athlete is struggling with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2013. An incurable disease had deprived the former footballer of the question and completely paralyzed. He refused euthanasia and is in a hospice in Scotland.

Rixen known for his “Glasgow Rangers” and “Zenith”. In the Russian team he won the national championship and also won the Cup and the UEFA super Cup.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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