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Marc-Vivien Foe gallery

Updated 1735 GMT (0135 HKT) June 26, 2013
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Cameroon international Marc-Vivien Foe died from a cardiac arrest on a football pitch in a Confederations Cup semifinal in Lyon, on June 26 2003. But on the10th anniversary of his death, what is Foe's legacy -- both back in Cameroon and within the world game? Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images/File
Back in Cameroon, the $10 million sports complex Foe started is in need of repair -- even the statue of the great midfielder.
The swimming pool at the sports complex is filled with stagnant green water rather than the budding footballers of tomorrow, as Foe originally hoped. CNN
Puddles litter the inside of unfinished buildings in the complex on the outskirts of Yaounde, where squatters and police occupy a building originally built for young sportsmen.
The tomb of the late footballer is one of the best kept items on the complex that bears his name.
Marc-Vivien Foe's widow Marie-Louise, pictured at her late husband's funeral in the French city Lyon, has been at odds with the former Cameroon international's father Martin.
Martin Foe, pictures alongside his son's daughter Michelle, is at odds with Marc-Vivien's widow Marie-Louise over how to divide the footballer's estate.
Then Prime Minister Peter Musonge lays a posthumous medal -- the Commander of the National Order of Valor -- on Foe's coffin at his burial in Yaounde. Desirey Minkoh/Getty Images
Cameroonian players join 2003 Confederations Cup champions France on a lap of honor, bearing an image of Foe -- whose medal is hanging off his portrait. Henri Szwarc/Getty Images
Medical personnel treat Foe as the faces of the Colombian players reveal the seriousness of the situation. JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/Getty Images
Marc-Vivien's son Marc Scott reads a speech during a homage to his late father prior to the 2009 Confederations Cup final in South Africa. Roberto Schmidt/Getty Images
Foe celebrates his match winner in the quarterfinals of the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament Cameroon won. Following Foe's death, Cameroon have failed to win another Nations Cup title. Ben Radford /Allsport