“Stay Strong, My Friend”: 74 Year Old WWE Legend Pens Down Beautiful Blessings for a Struggling Deion Sanders

Published 06/24/2023, 12:31 PM EDT

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The college football world has been deeply concerned over their favorite coach for the past 24 hours. Deion Sanders was admitted to the hospital for emergency surgery related to a longstanding health condition. Tragically, he had already experienced the unfortunate outcome of losing two toes to the same illness in 2021. Therefore, fans and friends have united to offer heartfelt prayers and abundant love for the revered NFL legend.

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For the past few months, Sanders has been bravely enduring this unbearable pain in both of his legs. He even shared how he could no longer wear shoes for extended periods due to the intense discomfort it caused. Despite the challenging circumstances, Coach Prime carried on with his responsibilities and faces the surgery head-on.

Wrestling legend’s loving gesture for Deion Sanders, in the time of his needs

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Surgery related to Sanders’ groin area is undoubtedly a challenging and complex procedure. A few months ago, Sanders received a sobering update from his medical team, informing him that this complication had the potential to result in the amputation of his left leg. Coach Prime has also expressed how blood clots have formed in both of his legs, significantly limiting his mobility. Amidst the daunting trials that Sanders faces, WWE icon Ric Flair has extended his genuine support with a heartfelt note.

The 74-year-old wrestling legend took to Twitter to share a heartfelt blessing for his dear friend. He posted a picture of Sanders, with a caption, that starts with, “Stay Strong My Friend!” Then he added, “God Will Never Take Away Your Greatest Gifts- Speed And Attitude! 🙏🏼” This uplifting message not only assures Sanders that he will overcome this trial but also conveyed the belief that his gifts can never be taken away from him.

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Fans all over the world are sending prayers and love for the Colorado godfather. Social media sites are abuzz with supportive messages and memories of his journey. Notably, even the esteemed commentator from ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, took to Twitter, and wrote, “Thinking about you and love you bro.

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Delving into Sanders’ life-threatening complication

Moments after Prime’s admission, a doctor described the concerning situation where a portion of Sanders’ artery has expanded like a balloon and become filled with blood clots. He further explained how these clots in the artery will travel down to narrower arteries and reach certain parts of the body to cause blockage. The doctor then shed light on how these blockages caused by clots will prevent blood from reaching certain parts of bodies to further cause tissue death. In Sanders’ case, it was his leg that was at risk due to his compromised blood supply.

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It has been over 24 hours since Sanders underwent surgery. Although no public statements have been made regarding the surgery update, Sanders can be spotted online posting on Instagram. This is an encouraging sign, suggesting that there are higher chances of Sanders recovering very soon. Furthermore, his leg amputation could be avoided as well if his blood flow is restored after the surgery. However, the true extent of Coach Prime’s recovery and what the future holds for him can only be determined with time.

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Samnur Reza or “Rocky”, is an NFL Author at EssentiallySports. He is an avid sports enthusiast with a particular love for NFL. Rocky looks up to Aaron Rodgers and Joe Burrow as two of the best quarterbacks in the game.
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