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Breaking news!!! Former Fulham Player Papa Diop is dead

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Breaking news!!! Former Fulham Player Papa Diop is dead

Ex Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has died at the age of 42.

The Senegalese legend scored the winner to defeat World Cup holders France in the opening match of the 2002 tournament.

Sources told ESPN that the former Fulham and Portsmouth star had been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or motor neurone disease.

Diop appeared 65 caps for Senegal national team between 2001 and 2008, and was part of the squad that reached the World Cup quarterfinals in 2002.

 

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