Ex-NFL Star Albert Haynesworth In "Dire Need" Of A Kidney, Pleads For Donor

Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth took to instagram on Wednesday night to share a somber message with his fans, explaining that he is now in “dire need” of a kidney. Haynesworth, 38, posted a photo from his hospital bed and left a phone number (615-936-0695) for anyone able and willing to help him out.

The caption on his post reads:

“Well this hard for me to say but my doctors said I should reach out to my family, friends and fans Some of you may know I’ve been battling kidney disease for a few years now the time has come family, friends and fans I’m in dire need of a kidney mine have finally failed me on July 7 2019. It’s hard to believe from being a professional athlete to only 8 season in retirement that my body has taken another major blow. First with the brain aneurism 3 seasons out of the NFL to now my kidneys failing me. But the bright side of this latest ordeal I can ask for help by asking for someone to generously donate a kidney. If you are interested in giving this precious gift please call Vanderbilt at 615-936-0695 and hit option 2. GOD BLESS thank you for your prayers and thanks for sharing this message. #VFL #TITANUP”

Haynesworth entered the NFL in 2002 as the 15th overall selection by the Tennessee Titans. He spent his first seven…

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