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Johnathan Thurston has broken down as he voiced his sadness and anger over the death of his fellow footy legend Paul Green, who took his own life last Wednesday aged just 49.
The former North Queensland Cowboys superstar broke his silence over the passing of his great mate after the news left him so devastated he was unable to fulfill his commentary duties for Channel Nine last Thursday night.
'Rollercoaster of emotions. It's hard ... I'm sad, I'm angry,' Thurston said on Nine's 100% Footy on Monday night, going on to reveal he and his teammate Gavin Cooper had spoken to Green on the night of his death.
'He was saying, "Give me a call if you need to chat. You've got so much to live for. You've got health, family, kids." So it just doesn't make sense.
'I think of [Green's wife] Amanda and the kids. It just breaks my heart.'
A heartbroken Thurston couldn't contain his grief when he spoke publicly for the first time since his mate,