Jordon Ibe apologises to fans for being ‘in a dark place, due to suffering with depression’

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Good on Jordon Ibe for speaking about his feelings and his mental health in the manner.

The former Red, who now plays for Derby after a difficult time at Bournemouth, posted a long message on his Instagram page last night which explains his current inner turmoil – and that he’s working hard to get himself in a better head space.

Thankfully, it seems like he has the support of his club, Derby, and his family.

You can read the post below:

Many people assume footballers won’t suffer from depression because they earn loads of money and get to do something that seems like the best job in the world – but it’s not as simple as that.

The spotlight and constant scrutiny on performances and everything else they do must be suffocating, especially in the modern age of social media.

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