Aaron Ramsey reveals he received class message from Djibril Cisse after horrific leg break

first_imgAaron Ramsey had a lengthy chat about his career with Niall Horan on InstagramRamsey says he knew he had returned to his best when he scored the winning goal in Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Manchester United in May 2011.‘That was nice because I went back there then, got a start against Manchester United and that’s when I really felt I was back,’ the Wales and Juventus star added.‘I scored the winner in that game. ‘It was one of the biggest games of the season for us. That was a moment for me where I felt like I was back from this and I felt good. AdvertisementAdvertisement‘That holds a special place for me, that was the moment where everything was going to be alright again.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalDuring the candid chat with the One Direction singer on Friday night, Ramsey also discussed his emotional farewell speech at the Emirates last summer and claimed he couldn’t stop the tears ‘pouring’ down his face.‘I wasn’t prepared for that. I was just thinking I’m going to go out there, say my bit and I couldn’t control anything,’ he said.‘It was just pouring out. I spent 11 years there, I grew up there, I left Cardiff at 17, I’ve been married, had kids and been through so much on and off the pitch. ‘That club meant so much to me and always will.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Aaron Ramsey says he was starstruck by Cesc Fabregas, William Gallas and Kolo Toure when he joined ArsenalMORE: Phil Jones says he rejected Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal to join Man Utd Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey fractured his tibia and fibula after a challenge from Ryan Shawcross (Picture: Getty)Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he received a heartfelt message of support from Djibril Cisse after his horrific leg break during Arsenal’s clash with Stoke City back in 2010.The Welshman was just 19 when Stoke centre-half Ryan Shawcross fractured both the tibia and fibula in his right leg and and his next appearance for Arsenal came well over a year after the devastating injury.Arsene Wenger even sent Ramsey on separate loans to Nottingham Forest and Derby County in a bid to get him up to full fitness before his first-team return for the Gunners.Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 11 Apr 2020 11:53 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link186Shares Cisse offered his support to Ramsey after the injury (Picture: Getty)Ramsey was flooded with messages of support followng Arsenal’s 3-1 win at Stoke that day and one particular message sticks out in his memory, from a player who knew exactly what he was going through. AdvertisementAdvertisementFormer Liverpool and France striker Cisse suffered two horrendous leg breaks during his career and reached out with some kind words to reassure the midfielder he would be able to pull through.An unnamed Formula One driver also contacted Ramsey to offer his support.Reflecting on the shocking incident ten years ago, Ramsey told Niall Horan in an Instagram Live: ‘I had just started playing regularly in the first-team and I was playing well and that happened and it just knocks you for six. You just think why me and why has it happened?‘You knew… especially against Arsenal. That was their game. Kick the lumps out of them, every throw-in into the penalty area, set pieces. ‘I think especially when we’re playing away as well it was difficult for us to go to certain grounds. But, yeah, that happened and I was fearing for my career. I was only 19 at the time. Comment Aaron Ramsey reveals he received class message from Djibril Cisse after horrific leg break Cisse suffered two separate leg breaks during his career (Picture: Getty)‘So I broke my fibula and tibia. All these things are going through my mind: “Am I ever going to be able to walk again, run, play…? I’ve done all this and I’ve only just begun my career”. And then after a few days you settle down a bit. ‘You get all the experienced doctors and specialists calming you down, saying: “Don’t worry, you will make a full recovery”.‘It was nice as well. You get messages from other people who have had similar injuries. Cisse messaged me. He had a couple didn’t he? I had loads from all different types… sports, there was an F1 driver as well. It’s nice to be reassured again that you will come back.’ Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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