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Ginola has quadruple heart bypass

 Posted by at 8:59 PM
May 202016
 
Ginola launched an unsuccessful bid to become Fifa president in 2015

Former France winger David Ginola is recovering in hospital in Monaco after a quadruple heart bypass operation.

The 49-year-old, who retired in 2002, collapsed in the south of France on Thursday.

According to his surgeon, quoted in local newspaper Var-Matin, Ginola was admitted in a “catastrophic state”.

Ginola became a star player in the English top division after joining Newcastle in 1995. He also played for Tottenham, Aston Villa and Everton.

A tweet from his official account