Australia legend Michael Lynagh was released from hospital on Tuesday following a stroke that saw him classed as in a critical condition.
The 48-year-old was rushed to hospital in Brisbane a fortnight ago after suffered blurred vision and problems with co-ordination.
Lynagh learned he had suffered a "cerebellar and occipital lobe stroke" due to a blocked vertebral artery and placed on the 'critical' list.
But he Tweeted on Tuesday: "Almost exactly two weeks after my stroke, I have been released from hospital. A long way to go, but a big step in the right direction."
Lynagh, who won the World Cup in 1991, captained Australia from 1993 to 1995 and held the world points scoring record when he retired with 911.
He is based in the UK and currently works for Sky Sports as a pundit.