Ex Chelsea player Alex, 39, is recovering from heart bypass surgery to unblock four arteries.
The former player nicknamed ‘The Tank” retired from AC Milan in 2016, after a long career also playing for Chelsea, PSV Eindhoven, and Paris Saint-Germain.
In light of the series of heart attacks and other cardiac problems sweeping the globe, Alex was quick to post on social media that he had not had a heart attack.
“I came here to deny reports saying I had a heart attack. I found a (health) problem a few days ago, doctors decided to give me a bypass surgery. I had four blocked arteries,” said Alex.
Why, Alex felt the need to clarify that or who instructed him to is unknown, however, it is a well-known scientific fact that blocked arteries lead to heart attacks.