Former Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth needs a kidney transplant
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By Jacob Camenker

Former Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth confirmed on Instagram that he needs a kidney transplant.

Since retiring from the NFL in 2011, former Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has endured a few medical issues. Three years after retiring from the league, he suffered a brain aneurysm.

And recently, he confirmed that he is once again in poor health.

On Wednesday night, Haynesworth took to Instagram to confirm that he is dealing with kidney failure saying, “I’m in dire need of a kidney. Mine have finally failed me on July 7, 2019.” Here’s his full statement on the matter from Haynesworth’s heartbreaking Instagram post.

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...

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