Roman Reigns shocked the world of WWE when he revealed live on stage that he was battling leukaemia.
WWE champion Reigns relinquished the Universal Championship in emotional scenes back in November.
The 33-year-old delivered the news to Monday Night Raw – with the crowd visibly moved by his speech.
Since then he has understandably been absent from the spotlight, with no appearances on WWE television.
However a picture of Reigns, real name Joe Anoa’i, has emerged on social media, with the star thankfully looking well.
It emerged a day ago on the Instagram account of police officer Jimmy Sparks, together with this message: "I never know who I’m going to run into at work #romanreigns."
Under it fans have given messages of support to the wrestler.
One simply said: "Roman reigns i miss you i miss you" while another said "Thank God he is ok."
When someone asked Jimmy how Roman was, the policeman replied: "He said he’s doing good."
Reigns told Raw that he has suffered a relapse after battling the illness for 11 years.
Reigns said: "I’ve been living with leukaemia for 11 years, and unfortunately it’s back… I’m going to have to relinquish the Universal Championship."
Reigns, a father of three, opened up the show to declare he must relinquish his Universal title and take time away from the ring.
In an emotional speech, Reigns declared: "I feel like I owe everyone an apology.
"For months, maybe even a whole year, I’ve come out here as Roman Reigns and said I’d come out here every week, that I’d be a fighting champion, that I was going to be consistent, that I was going to be a workhorse – but that’s all lies.
"It’s a lie because the reality is, my real name is Joe and I’ve been living with leukemia for 11 years and unfortunately it’s back.
"And because the leukemia is back i cannot fulfil my role, I can’t be that fighting champion and I’m going to have to relinquish my Universal Championship.
"I’m not going to lie, I’ll take every prayer you can send my way, but I’m not looking for sympathy, I’m not looking for you to feel bad for me because I have faith.
"When I was 22 years old I was diagnosed with this. And very quickly I was able to put it in remission.
"But I’m not going to lie, that was the hardest time of my life. I didn’t have a job, I didn’t have any money, I didn’t have a home and I had a baby on the way and football was done with me.
"But do you want to know who gave me a chance – the team that gave me a chance was the WWE.
"And when I finally made it to the main roster, I was on the road and they put me in front of you, the WWE Universe, and to be honest you all have made my dreams come true.
Reigns, who has main-evented the last three WrestleMania, is a WWE Grand Slam champion and prior Royal Rumble winner.
He added: "But I want to make one thing clear – by no means is this a retirement speech.
"Because once I’m done whipping leukaemia’s ass I’m coming back home."
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