It was an emotional night in Limburg on Friday night as Fortuna Sittard unveiled a statue honouring Fernando Ricksen. 

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The former Rangers, AZ and Zenit midfielder spent seven years as a player with Fortuna Sittard, who have supported the 41-year-old continuously as he battles Motor Neurone Disease.

On Friday night, Mark van Bommel and Kevin Hofland were in attendance before the game with Jong Ajax to unveil a statue of Ricksen. The scenes that followed were emotional as all involved battled tears including Ricksen himself, who was understandably emotional.




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