Abidal bemoans Messi treatment during cancer ordeal - FCNaija
La Liga By: Ambrose Udeme | 11/01/2018
Cancer survivor Eric Abidal has revealed just how hard things were for everyone involved during his liver cancer diagnosis in 2011 and how Lionel Messi truncated his attempts to keep spirits high among his Barcelona teammates.The France international who confessed that it was the most extreme pain he had ever felt in his life when he was sidelined with the illness also revealed how some of his teammates even asked him to avoid sending videos of encouragement, such was their upset at seeing Abidal suffering."It is a pain I will remember for life. It was unbearable, like an open knife."When the doctor told me I would need an operation I was happy. It is a suffering that I wouldn't wish on anyone.