Former Tottenham striker and fourth highest all-time England scorer Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a "severe stroke".
His family released a statement saying "Football legend Jimmy Greaves suffered a severe stroke on Sunday, and is in intensive care in hospital. His wife, Irene, and four children have asked for privacy during what is a worrying time for the family. They will issue a bulletin on his condition when it is appropriate."
Jimmy's friend and agent Terry Baker also posted an updated for fans on Jimmy's twitter feed.
Tottenham F.C. has released a statement in support of his family and highlighting his achievements throughout his footballing career.
Jimmy Greaves began his footballing career at Chelsea and later joined Spurs from A.C. Milan, before playing for West Ham. In its citation for his upcoming induction into the Tottenham Hall of Fame, the club said he was, "Quick with superb control and positional sense, [...] a natural goalscorer famed for coolly rolling the ball into the net rather than blasting it."
Well-wishers included former Tottenham chairman Alan Sugar and fellow players, like England team mate Geoff Hurst.