FORMER Crystal Palace striker Dele Adebola has issued a clarification on Twitter - after a joke about his name led some to believe he was suffering from the Ebola virus.
The joke - which goes along the lines of: 'Have you heard about the former footballer Dele? He Ad-ebola' - was widely circulated on Twitter, with most taking it with the pinch of salt is was intended.
However, a few failed to see the joke - leading the former Crewe, Nottingham Forest, and Birmingham target man to Tweet: "Why are people tweeting me #PrayForDele? There's nothing wrong with me guys :-) use your prayers to good effect Dele :-)"
Adebola played 39 times for Palace in 2002/2003.