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In pictures: Foe's state funeral
Police officers carry the coffin of Marc Vivien Foe
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Cameroon's international footballer Marc Vivien Foe was buried with full national honours in the capital Yaounde.
Police officers carry the coffin as they arrive at the Notre Dame des Victoires cathedral
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Thousands came to paid last respect to Foe, who collapsed and died during a match in France on 26 June.
Cameroonian president Paul Biya (left) and Foe's wife Chantal (right) during the church service
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Cameroon's Government and foreign dignitaries attended a church service in the Notre Dame des Victoires cathedral.
Fifa's chief Sepp Blatter (right) and President of the African Football Confederation Issa Hayatou (centre) during the church service
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World football's top officials also flew to Yaounde to give their last tributes to the famous international player.
Cameroon' Prime Minister Peter Masany Musonge lays a posthumous medal on Foe's coffin
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Before Foe was buried, he was knighted as a Commander of the Order of National Valour.
Foe's father, Martin holds his granddaughter in his hands as he watches his son's coffin being lowered into the ground
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The 28-year-old midfielder was laid to rest in a sports complex he was constructing.
The national mourning ceremony in Amadou Ahidjo stadium, home to Cameroon's Indomitable Lions, on 6 July.
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On Sunday, thousands crammed the Amadou Ahidjo stadium, home to the Indomitable Lions, in tribute to the fallen star.


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