Fernando Ricksen had surgery to tube feeding to get
Ex-footballer and AS a patient, Fernando Ricksen had surgery to tube feeding. The former player of Glasgow Rangers and Fortuna Sittard got more and more difficult to swallow.
“It was not a heavy operation”, let friend and spokesman, Vincent de Vries Friday at News know.
It is according to De Vries very good with Ricksen. “It wasn’t that he suddenly had to be admitted. This operation was long planned. He should soon go home.”
The ex-defender suffers since 2013 to the muscle disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (als). “They had him four months. We are now more than three years in advance. He can now no longer walk and swallow, but Fernando is still raised up.”
“He wants to always be the first patient on which to survive.”
‘Fernando Ricksen wants anyway benefietwedstrijd in march”