SAD NEWS: Rodriguez dead!! - FCNaija

Ligue 1 By: Ambrose Udeme | 10/03/2018

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French Ligue 2 side FC Tours have announced the demise of defender Thomas Rodriguez who died at the age of 18.

Rodriguez's death comes five days after Fiorentina captain Davide Astori died suddenly.

No details have been given about how the full-back died other than it happened sometime between the evening of Thursday, 8 March and the following morning.

"Tours FC is shattered by this tragedy, which plunges the club into immense sadness.

"The club extends its deepest condolences to the family, loved ones, all of Thomas's team-mates and friends, and gives them all their support in these difficult times." the club said in a statement.

A minute's silence will be held before all Ligue 1 and 2 games this weekend.