Christian Atsu’s physique discovered after Turkey quake, soccer participant’s agent says
The agent for Christian Atsu, the previous Premier League soccer participant who was reported lacking after Turkey’s earthquake catastrophe, mentioned his consumer’s physique was discovered on Saturday.
“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,” Nana Sechere wrote in a tweet. “My deepest condolences go to his family and loved ones. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their prayers and support.”
The 31-year-old ahead’s whereabouts had been unknown for greater than 10 days because the Feb 6. earthquakes devastated southern Turkey and neighboring Syria, killing greater than 43,000 folks and leaving many extra homeless.
Atsu performed on Ghana’s World Cup staff in 2014. Before becoming a member of Hatayspor, his membership within the Turkish Super Lig, he additionally performed for Newcastle, Chelsea, Everton and Bournemouth within the Premier League, and had a quick stint with Saudi membership Al Raed.
The Ghanaian soccer participant scored 9 objectives in 65 appearances for Ghana between 2012 and 2019. Hours earlier than the temblors struck this month, he scored the successful purpose deep in stoppage time of Hatayspor’s Super Lig match in opposition to Kasimpasa.
Cindy Boren contributed to this report.