Bournemouth and Wales midfielder David Brooks has revealed he has been diagnose with stage II Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
The 24-year-old has withdrawn from the latest Wales national team. due to illness and confirmed the matter through its own social media channels.
Brooks said: “This is a very difficult message for me to write.”
“I have been diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma and will begin treatment next week.”
“Although this makes myself and the family was shock But the diagnosis was positive. And I’m sure I’ll make a full recovery. and come back to play as soon as possible.”
“I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, consultants and staff for treating me with professionalism, warmth and understanding during this time.”
“I would like to thank everyone at the Football Association of Wales. Because if there is no medical team to take care of them quickly We may not detect any sickness.”
“I would also like to say thank you to AFC Bournemouth for their support. and all their help in the past week.”
“Although I would like to thank the media for their interest. But I would like to ask that my privacy be respected in the coming months. And I will share updates on my progress. when I can.”
“In the meantime Thank you everyone for their messages of support. it means a lot And it will continue to be like that in the months ahead.”
“I hope to see you again. and playing a sport that I love recently.”