French club Paris Saint-Germain announced the death of their former Cameroonian player Modest Mbame on Saturday night at the age of 40.
And in a statement, Paris Saint-Germain said: “Modist Mbami has died at the age of 40 after a heart attack. Paris Saint-Germain expresses its condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Receive @PSG_arab It is with great sadness that we announce today the death of our former player Modest Mbame.
The club expresses its deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. ????❤️ pic.twitter.com/TZ1H8yJBtK
– Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_arab) January 7, 2023
Modest Mbami has defended the colors of several French clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille, and won the Coupe de France title in 2004 and 2006 with the Paris team.
The Cameroonian also had experience in several leagues such as clubs in Spain, China and Saudi Arabia before retiring in 2016 after a brief stint with French club Le Havre.
Modest Mbame scored 3 goals in 37 caps for Cameroon and was also part of the team that won gold at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.