Davide Astori, 31-year old centre back and Italian Serie A Fiorentina captain died during his sleep last night, his club confirmed on their social network accounts.
– Fiorentina are profoundly shaken and forced to announce that their captain Davide Astori has died. For this terrible and delicate situation, and above all out of respect for his family, we appeal to the sensitivity of the media, it is said in the official statement by the club.
La Fiorentina profondamente sconvolta si trova costretta a comunicare che e’ scomparso il suo capitano Davide Astori, colto da improvviso malore.
Per la terribile e delicata situazione, e soprattutto per rispetto della sua famiglia si fa appello alla sensibilità di tutti. pic.twitter.com/bFGnkReWEC
— ACF Fiorentina (@acffiorentina) March 4, 2018
According to media reports, went to sleep night before his team played Udineze, and never woke up.
The cause of death is still unknown.
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