Iceland's Bodvarsson sends message on Twitter on Wolves fan favourite Carl Ikeme

Iceland's forward Jon Dadi Bodvarsson lines up prior to the international friendly football match Iceland v Norway in Reykjavik, Iceland on June 2, 2018. (Photo by Haraldur Gudjonsson

Jon Dadi Bodvarsson sends message to former Wolves teammate.

Iceland's forward Jon Dadi Bodvarsson lines up prior to the international friendly football match Iceland v Norway in Reykjavik, Iceland on June 2, 2018. (Photo by Haraldur Gudjonsson

Iceland international Jon Dadi Bodvarsson took time out of his World Cup schedule to send a message of support to a former Wolves teammate.

The Reading striker sent a message via Twitter to Carl Ikeme, who is battling acute leukaemia.

Bodvarsson played alongside Ikeme at Wolves in 2016/17 and are still close pals.

Ikeme was given an honorary World Cup place by Nigeria last month as his country looked to show their support for the goalkeeper.

Carl Ikeme of Wolves gestures during the friendly match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City at Molineux on July 30, 2016 in Wolverhampton, England.

The 32-year-old was diagnosed with illness last July and has been undergoing treatment since.

Bodvarsson was an unused substitute in Iceland's World Cup opener against Argentina as they pulled off a surprise 1-1 draw.

The 27-year-old forward scored 10 goals in all competitions for Reading last season, an improvement on his three goals for Wolves in his first year in England.

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