‘If someone needs to die today, we will die’: Eric Djemba-Djemba reveals Marc-Vivien Foe’s eerie final words to team-mates before his fatal collapse during 2003 Confederations Cup
- Eric Djemba-Djemba has recalled the last words of team-mate Marc-Vivien Foe
- The ex-Man United midfielder said Foe told them he was ready to die on the pitch
- Foe made the declaration hours before he collapsed in the centre circle in 2003
Eric Djemba-Djemba has revealed the chilling final words of former Cameroon team-mate Marc-Vivien Foe before he collapsed on the pitch during a Confederations Cup match in 2003.
Djemba-Djemba partnered Foe in central midfield for Cameroon but on that day at the Stade de Gerland in Lyon, he saw his team-mate collapse inside the centre circle following an aerial challenge and he died soon after.
Cameroon midfielder Marc-Vivien Foe collapsed on the pitch at the 2003 Confederations Cup