Tony Cascarino speaks to talkSPORT for first time since major brain surgery

first_img“The support I’ve had from everyone has been fabulous,” Casc said.“I was very lucky, having a benign tumour which is non-cancerous.“I lost someone I knew quite recently to a cancerous tumour, and that’s where I was very fortunate.“It’s a bit of an eye-opener, when you go through something like this. Your life changes.“I’ve lost the hearing in my right ear, I’m completely deaf. That’s something I’ll have to deal with. Tony Cascarino has thanked talkSPORT listeners and the wider world of football for their ‘amazing support’ as he spoke to the station for the first time since undergoing major brain surgery.The former Chelsea striker had an operation to remove a golf ball-sized tumour, which was thankfully benign, from his brain when he returned from covering the World Cup with us.Well wishes for the much-loved pundit have flooded in since the news of Tony’s procedure was revealed.And he joined Jim White on Thursday to say ‘thank you’ for the overwhelming support he has received, and give an update on his recovery – including when we can expect him back on the talkSPORT airwaves! “I’m so delighted I got through.” 🙏 Tony Cascarino back on @talkSPORT after his 12 hour brain surgery.Great to hear him so well 👊 pic.twitter.com/2DpZ5wOA10— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) August 23, 2018“But the surgeon said, other than that, I’ll make a full recovery.“I just count my lucky stars. I’m so delighted I got through.“I’m on the road. I’m going to come back to talkSPORT at the start of September, I feel ready.“I think Mrs Cascarino will kill me if I stay off any longer, having to deal with me all the time!”Listen to the full story from Tony Cascarino in the media player above!center_img 1last_img read more