Andy Goramformer Scottish goalkeeper for Glasgow Rangers and Manchester United, has revealed that he is suffering from terminal cancer and has a life expectancy of six months, promising to “fight like never before”.
Ibrox, the club with which he won legendary status over seven trophy-filled years in the 1990s, announced last month that the 58-year-old former player was being treated for the illness. However, Goram has now confirmed in an interview with the daily-record that doctors have given him about six months to live after rejecting the possibility of chemotherapy, which could extend his life by another three months.
Goram, a 43-time Scotland international, first fell ill about seven weeks ago when began to have problems eating and drinkingbut initially ignored the symptoms after failing to get a face-to-face appointment with his GP.
Goram was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. It has spread to his liver, right lung, three vertebrae and ribs. She turned down the possibility of chemotherapy after seeing the impact it had on her ex-wife Miriam de Ella during her battle with cancer last year.
“The doctor told me: ‘Go enjoy your daily life and be as normal as possible.’ My pain is manageable. I can still go see friends and fan clubs and still be myself. I will be here as long as I can.” can. The only difference is that the time bomb is ticking“, he claimed.