A player at French football club OGC Nice is threatening to throw himself off the Magnan Bridge ‘following a relationship break-up’, according to reports in France.
Firefighters, police officers and a psychologist dispatched by the Ligue 1 club are involved in trying to help the suicidal player, who hasn’t yet been named.
Nice-Matin reported the young player is suicidal following a break-up.
BFMTV said the footballer is stood on the 100 metre high Magnan viaduct, located on the A8 motorway to the north-west of the city of Nice.
More to follow.