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Tyson Fury reveals he ‘didn’t want to be alive’ as he thanks pals for getting him back from brink to become world champ

TYSON FURY has thanked his team for helping him get back to the top of boxing.

The Gypsy King struggled with depression and considered suicide during his two years away from the ring.

The two-time heavyweight world champion expressed his gratitude to his pals on Twitter for helping him reach the top once again.

He wroted: “Massive shoutout to my team every single member you know who you are.

“There was a time not so long ago where I was so unwell the only thing I could think of was death and how I didn’t want to be alive.

“Just over two years later I’m loving life and healthy as a trout and have reached the pinnacle of sport again.

“This shows you no matter how bad things get you must continue as things will get better I promise you, you can get your life back.”

Fury struggled with depression following his world title win over Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, failing a drug test for cocaine and relinquishing his WBA, WBO and IBF titles.

The lineal world heavyweight champion swelled to 150kg and thought about suicide before his return to boxing.

Fury completed his comeback in February with a seventh-round TKO of Deontay Wilder to become the WBC title-holder.

The 31-year-old had a trilogy fight with Wilder planned for last month but this was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Fury also encouraged anyone struggling with their own mental health to reach out for help.

“Seek help immediately #itsokaynottobeokay #mentalhealthawareness #staysafe #have a blessed weekend, much love to [everyone],” he added.

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