Cameroonian soccer legend Rigobert Song, 40, who was in serious condition after suffering a strfinally woke up from the Coma and was flown to France for further treatment sources close to the family reported on Monday.
The former captain of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon was hospitalised in Yaounde, where and was transferred on Monday evening in a medically-equipped plane and the great news was that he was off the oxygen ventilator machines and was breathing on his own.
Song fell ill on Sunday when he was at home and collapsed unconscious before being moved to an emergency centre in Yaounde.
The powerful defender debuted with Cameroon in September 1993, when at the age of 17 he took part in the friendly match between the Indomitable Lions and Mexico in Los Angeles.
Song played 137 times for his national team and was a defender at Premier League clubs Liverpool and West Ham.