Football professional Foster Moreau from the NFL has made cancer public. The 25-year-old then announced that he would interrupt his career.
Moreau was a teammate of German pro Jakob Johnson with the Las Vegas Raiders last season, after which he was without a contract. According to him, the disease was diagnosed when he presented himself to the New Orleans Saints and underwent the obligatory medical check-up there.
NFL: Las Vegas Raiders express condolences to Foster Moreau
“I have learned that I have Hodgkin Lymphoma and will be retiring from football to fight a new opponent: cancer. I’m grateful for the support and grateful for the people who stand by me,” Moreau said on Twitter.
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Moreau has played in the NFL since 2019, and the tight end has 12 touchdowns in four seasons. The Raiders tweeted: “The Raider family is with you, Foster.” (aw / dpa)