The former Cameroon and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Modeste M’Bami died on Saturday aged 40 after suffering a heart attack.
“Paris Saint-Germain is in mourning. Modeste M’Bami has passed away at the age of 40 after suffering a heart attack,” the club said in a statement. “PSG offers heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones.”
M’Bami played for several French clubs, including PSG and Marseille. He won the Coupe de France with the Parisian club in 2004 and 2006. He also scored three goals in 37 appearances for Cameroon and was part of the squad that won gold at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
The midfielder also played in Spain, China and Saudi Arabia before retiring in 2016 following a short spell at Le Havre, choosing to stay in the Normandy city after his retirement.