Former England and Birmingham striker Trevor Francis has been hospitalised after suffering a heart attack. The 57 year old was rushed to the hospital on Friday, due to severe chest pain. He also underwent surgery and was fitted with a coronary stent.
In 1979, Trevor Francis joined Nottingham Forest from Birmingham and he became the first player in British football to receive one million pounds.
The striker won two European Cups with Forest and returned to Birmingham as manager between 1996-2001.He won 52 England caps and scored 12 international goals.
Francis spent two years with Forest and later joined Manchester City. He also worked with Italian clubs like Sampdoria and Atalanta.
He also became the player-manager for Queens Park Rangers.
Trevor Francis retired in 1994 after having played 632 games and scored 235 goals in his professional football career.
He was the manager for Birmingham for five years and has been enjoying a successful career in the media industry.