Five days after Fiorentina captain Davide Astori passed away in Udine night before the match against Udineze, another tragedy happen.
Thomas Rodriguez, 18 year-old player who played for French second-division club Tours died in his sleep, the club has confirmed in their statement.
– Tours FC is devastated by this drama, which plunges the club into an immense sadness, Tours said.
This young player joined his club in 2016, a was a part of the reserve squad.
Because of this, Tours – Valenciennes was canceled, and other matches in France scheduled for this weekend will start with one minute of silence.
The autopsy was scheduled for next week, when the public will know what was the cause of death.
Defender Thomas Rodriguez has died at the age of 18.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 9, 2018