Guinea international Abdoul ‘Razza’ Camara has been forced to quit football due to a heart condition.
The 28-year-old former Derby County player has been advised to stop playing with immediate effect.
“I cannot go on because I’m at risk of cardiac arrest or dying on the pitch like a lot of other players,” he told French website footmercato.
Last month his French club Guingamp announced that he would not play for the club again, due to medical reasons.
“We have to move on, even if it’s hard to accept” Camara said.
“I’ve been waiting for the news for three weeks. I tried to stay strong just in case.
“Since I was 13, my life is football. I had struggled to come back after my cruciate ligament injury. And there, you are told that you will never wear a football shirt again. Read more