Brian Moore is recovering in intensive care after suffering the health scare
Former England rugby player Brian Moore is recovering in intensive care after suffering a heart attack.
The 55-year-old confirmed the news on his Twitter account, in which he offered his thanks to those who saved his life.
As this is starting to get out- I'm in ICU of St George's having suffered heart attack. Thanks to the professionals who saved my life.— Brian Moore (@brianmoore666) April 8, 2017
The former England hooker earned 64 caps for England between 1987 and 1995. He also played for the British and Irish Lions.
He trained to be a solicitor during his rugby days and has since moved into punditry, working across print, television and radio platforms.
Tributes are being paid to Moore, wishing him a speedy recovery from his health scare.
Hoping Brian Moore recovers 🙏🏻— Joe Brett (@JoeBrett11) April 8, 2017
I am sure everyone in Welsh rugby will join me in sending our best wishes to Brian Moore.— Simon Thomas (@simonrug) April 8, 2017
Get well soon Brian Moore— pete holden (@holden_pete) April 8, 2017