Nice player 'no longer in danger' after threatening to jump off bridge
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An OGC Nice player is 'no longer in danger' after threatening to jump off a bridge, reports in France claim.
BFM Nice Cote d'Azur reported on Friday morning that the player, who has not been named officially, was threatening to jump from the Magnan viaduct.
Emergency services were called to the scene, with Nice cancelling their planned Friday afternoon media duties involving manager Francesco Farioli.
Nice also sent a psychologist to the scene, as per RMC Sport,
Now, French TV station Canal+ are reporting that, as per French police, the player is 'no longer in danger'.
They add that the player had been sitting at the Magnan viaduct since 10:30am.
Firefighters then took care of the player, and Canal+ say that he is now 'safe and sound'.
Nice are next in Ligue 1 action on October 1, when they take on Brest at the Allianz Riviera.
Francesco Farioli's side have picked up 12 points from their opening six games, including an away win against PSG, and are currently unbeaten in the league.
The Southern France side are slated to take on Brest on Sunday at the Allianz Riviera.
SPORTbible has contacted Nice for comment.
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