Clarence Seedorf, the Milan legend, sent a message to the club’s CEO Ivan Gazidis on Instagram about his throat cancer diagnosis and said: ‘You are a fighter.’
pronounced that their CEO
is diagnosed with throat cancer on Tuesday.
AC Milan informs its fans and stakeholders that our CEO, Ivan Gazidis, has been diagnosed with cancer of the throat. Based on an extensive series of tests and scans, doctors expect he will make a full recovery,
” the club’s statement read.
“Ivan will remain operational during the necessary treatment in specialized clinics, with the full support of the ownership, President Scaroni and the Club’s Senior Management.”
shared a picture with the club director at the Emirates Stadium on his
and sent him a message.
With all my heart, I wish Mr. Ivan Gazidis a full and speedy recovery. After reading this news, I’m sending you all my best energy,”
Seedorf wrote in an Instagram story.
“You are a fighter, and I am sure you’ll get back stronger.”
Gazidis took the role at Rossoneri in 2018 after a decade of having the same role at Arsenal.
He played for the Rossoneri for 10 seasons, meeting the back of the net 62 times in 432 matches.
He contributed to ten trophies with Milan, with two Champions League and two Serie A titles.
He is the only player who has helped three clubs win Europe’s elite competition: Ajax, Real Madrid and Milan.
He was also the manager of Milan for six months, being appointed as Massimiliano Allegri’s replacement in 2014.