EXTRA TIME: Real Madrid’s Hakimi wishes King of Morocco speedy recovery

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The leader of the north African country went under the knife in France on Monday

Real Madrid defender Achraf Hakimi has sent a get well soon message to King Mohammed VI of Morocco who underwent heart surgery.

King Mohammed VI who was diagnosed with atrial flutter after suffering a heart rhythm disorder on January 20, had a successful surgery at the Ambroise Pare clinic in Paris to normalise his heart rhythm on Monday.

Following the completion of the operation, the king was pictured on the hospital bed and surrounded by his relations including Crown Prince Moulay Hassan.

And the Morocco international, set to make his sixth league appearance for Zinedine Zidane's men when they visit the RCDE Stadium for Tuesday's La Liga encounter against Espanyol, has wished the 54-year-old leader a swift recovery.

"I wish our beloved King a speedy recovery," Hakimi wrote on Instagram.

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أتمنى الشفاء العاجل لملكنا العزيز 🙌

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