- Nasima Akter
Former Premier League Footballer Christian Atsu Found Dead
The news of the untimely death of former Premier League footballer Christian Atsu from Ghana has left the world in a state of deep sadness. Atsu, who had once played for Newcastle United and Everton, was discovered lifeless under the rubble of the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on February 6, which claimed the lives of tens of thousands of people.
Last week, false reports surfaced that Atsu had been taken to the hospital, but the truth was far more devastating. Nana Sechere, his agent, confirmed the tragic news on Twitter, saying, "It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to announce to all well-wishers that, sadly, Christian Atsu's body was recovered this morning. My deepest condolences go to his family and loved ones."
The world of football has been plunged into sorrow over the loss of such a talented and special person. Newcastle United, his former team, paid tribute to him on Twitter, saying, "We are profoundly saddened to learn that Christian Atsu has tragically lost his life in Turkey's devastating earthquakes. Rest in peace, Christian."
Similarly, Everton, his other former team, expressed their deep sorrow over the tragic loss of Atsu. In a statement, they said, "We are deeply saddened by today's news that Christian Atsu has been found dead following the earthquake in Turkey earlier this month. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, colleagues at Hatayspor and everyone affected by this tragic event that has claimed so many lives."
The death of such a young and talented player has left a void in the football community, and the world is mourning the loss of this kind and gifted soul. Rest in peace, Christian Atsu.