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FOOTIE ace Kevin McDonald has had a life-saving kidney transplant after his brother stepped in as a donor.
The Scotland midfielder, 32, hailed elder sibling Fraser and followers following the surgical procedure.
Friday’s op got here after he rev-ealed one organ wasn’t working — and the opposite solely at 10 per cent.
McDonald mentioned on-line: “Each my brother and I are recovering nicely after profitable surgical procedures.
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“Thanks for all messages and help.
“It actually has been unimaginable from every one among you, my brother and I vastly recognize it.”
Ex-Dundee hero McDonald, from Carnoustie in Fife, informed how he’s been battling power kidney illness since being recognized at 18.
He mentioned in March: “I’ve recognized I’ve wanted a kidney transplant for almost 12 years now.
“I’ve acquired one kidney that doesn’t work in any respect and one kidney that’s about ten per cent now.
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“I just want to get it done with. It’s been creeping up for so long and I’d rather get it done and get on with the recovery.”
The Fulham midfielder — who won five caps — didn’t feature this season because of illness. The club confirmed his operation was a “success”.
Last week, Charlie Adam dedicated Dundee’s Premiership play-off win over Kilmarnock to McDonald.
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