Former Tottenham player Anton Walkes has died at the age of 25 in a horrific boating accident in Miami.
The footballer was involved in an accident in South Florida on Wednesday afternoon.
He was found unconscious in a horrific accident when two boats collided.
The Charlotte FC star was given CPR by Miami firefighters at the scene.
Anton Walkes was a wonderful father, a loving man and an extraordinary human being.
Anton embodies what it means to be part of Charlotte Football Club and our entire community mourns this tragedy.”
“His impact on the locker room and Charlotte as a whole will never be forgotten.
“Our thoughts are with his lovely family at this time and we will fully support them in every way imaginable.
After this tragic news broke, the entire football world came together to pay tribute to him.
Charlotte FC owner David Tepper added: “Everyone at Tepper Sports & Entertainment is devastated by the tragic passing of Anton Walkes.”
He was a formidable son, father, partner and teammate whose joyful approach to life inspired everyone he met.
“Anton has elevated those around him in every way and represented Charlotte FC on and off the field at the highest level.
“He will be missed by many and our thoughts and prayers are with Anton’s family at this heartbreaking time. The Club extends its full support to all those affected during this period of mourning. provide.
“There are no words to express the grief of those involved in Major League Soccer following the tragic passing of Charlotte FC’s Anton Walkes,” Major League Soccer said in its own statement.
“Anton was a talented, dedicated player who was well loved by his teammates and fans.
“My deepest condolences to his partner, family, friends and the entire Charlotte FC family.
“MLS is working with Charlotte FC to provide the resources and support our players and families need during this tragic time.
Walkes was born in Lewisham and started his career with Spurs in 2013.
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