Rigobert is deeply intuitive and sentimental.
Rigobert is sympathetic and attached to people he keeps close.
Rigobert, when granted an interview after recovery gave
an account on what actually happened.
Without a doubt, Rigobert is an icon as far as African football is concerned.
Everyone in my family members was praying, asking‘God please don't do that,
don't take Rigobert'.
As at April 2018, Rigobert became was one of 77 applicants
for the vacant Cameroon national team job.
What Rigobert dislikes: Strangers,
any criticism of his lovely Mom, revealing of personal facts about his wife and girlfriend(s) etc.
Getting picked up
by a French scout for a French club callup(Metz) was the moment Rigobert realized he would finally be rich.
Rigobert believed it was his fans,
family/relatives and notably, his country's President, Paul Biya who paid $78,000 for his medical bills that saved him.
Alex Song is forever grateful to his uncle Rigobert Song who has been like a second father
and a major influence in him choosing football as a career.
When Rigobert Song signed for West Ham United
for £2.5 million in the year 2000, The club identified him as a possible replacement for Rio Ferdinand, who was transferred to Leeds United.
It all happened on a fateful day, 3rd October 2016 when Cameroonian and
French doctors struggled for days to save the life of Rigobert Song who suffered a cerebral attack which came through a stroke.