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Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Boston Gooner (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 11:32
Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31, just hours before he was due to lead his side out against Udinese.

Astori is reported to have died suddenly on Sunday morning in a Udine hotel, where La Viola were basing themselves ahead of Sunday's Serie A clash, which has been called off.



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Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
younghansolo (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 12:02
Terrible news. I'm guessing it's another heart related death?
In this modern age it's happening far too often

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
BootyDaddy (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 12:42
F.ucking hell.

R.I.P



Albert Einstein once said: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Bergmars (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 13:07
RIP



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Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Goofle (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 13:12
Very sad.

RIP.

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Big Guhnz (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 15:40
Sad news RIP

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
SandyB (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 16:16
RIP

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Padre Pio (IP Logged)
04 March, 2018 16:18
Very sad
RIP



- until Wenger moves on, they'll always be the also-rans in the major competitions. A club in elite purgatory. Always good enough to make it to the big race, never fast or smart enough to push over the finish line in first place. That's all about the manager. Until he changes, Arsenal fans will continue to celebrate glorious failure.

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
SaltnPeppah (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 14:18
Does anyone really believe a 30-yr old professional athlete died in his sleep of NATURAL CAUSES?

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
BootyDaddy (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 14:33
It will be a heart attack no doubt.

I read somewhere recently 1 in 10 people have some sort of heart defect these days and the vast majority don't even know it. Some of them not until it's too late either which may have been the case here.

I'm sure the post mortem will tell more.



Albert Einstein once said: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Boston Gooner (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 15:34
"The belief is that the player died of a cardiac arrest by natural causes," Udine prosecutor Antonio De Nicolo said.

"It is strange that such a thing should happen to a professional who is so closely monitored without there being any warning signs."

De Nicolo told Italian news agency ANSA: "An inquiry has been opened for culpable homicide against persons unknown.

"It is a duty to ascertain if the death of Astori came about through tragic fatality or if someone could have foreseen something.


"At this moment no one has responsibility for anything which would seem to us to amount to something. It permits us to individualise responsibility if there is any."



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Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
MattySadler (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 17:01
Fiorentina have handed their late captain a lifetime contract, with the money going to his widow and daughter. Lovely gesture.

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
SaltnPeppah (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 17:56
Considering the widespread and well-documented use of legal and illegal drugs in Italian football, Astori's death has to be considered suspicious.

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Shane (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 18:00
Suggesting that he might've been a drugs cheat without a lick of evidence probably isn't fair mate.

 
Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
Bergmars (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 18:29
Quote:
Shane
Suggesting that he might've been a drugs cheat without a lick of evidence probably isn't fair mate.



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Re: Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died at the age of 31.
BootyDaddy (IP Logged)
05 March, 2018 21:12
This s.hit can happen, sometimes there's not always an easy explanation. I've known young seemingly fit guys have heart attacks. It's happened to plenty of footballers too.

It's tragic but it happens, no point speculating until the post mortem is complete.



Albert Einstein once said: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."


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