Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea has joined other goalkeepers in the world to show support for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nigeria’s Carl Ikeme.
The Spain keeper sent a message of care via his twitter handle to the Nigeria international who was diagnosed with acute leukemia on Thursday.
Ikeme, who is to begin chemotherapy returned ”abnormal blood tests’’ during pre-season testing and further diagnosis confirmed he had acute leukaemia.
De Gea, Petr Czech, Iker Casillas, and other notable goalkeepers also showed support to the player.
De Gea wrote, ”#KeepStrong Carl Ikeme, all goalkeepers and the football family are with you!,’’ he tweeted.”
“All the best @Carl_Ikeme,” said Petr Czech.
Casillas wrote, “Mucha mucha fuerza@Carl_Ikeme !! Te mando un gran abrazo!!”