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Marton Fulop: Former Premier League player loses cancer battle

Updated 1415 GMT (2215 HKT) November 12, 2015
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Marton Fulop passed away at the age of 32 after succumbing to cancer. The former goalkeeper played for a host of English Premier League teams including Manchester City, Sunderland and Tottenham. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Fulop enjoyed his most successful spell at Sunderland. He played 47 times for the club between 2006 and 2010. Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Fulop, who began his career with MTK Budapest in his home country, moved to the Premier League with Tottenham in 2004. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
After having an operation to remove a tumor from his arm in 2013, following his last active season at Greek side Asteras Tripoli, Fulop spoke of his hope to return to action. Phil Cole/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Fulop represented the Hungarian national team on 24 occasions. FERENC ISZA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images