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Ex-Atlanta United Soccer Player was Tragically Killed in a Boat Accident

January 20, 2023

MIAMI, FLORIDA - According to an online news report published on, a former professional soccer player for Atlanta United was tragically killed in a South Florida boat accident. He was only 25 years old. The victim player in more than 70 games as a defender with Atlanta United and scored four goals.

Charlotte FC provided a statement saying that there are no words to describe the grief being suffered by everyone with Major League Soccer after hearing of his tragic death. The victim was a dedicated and talented player who was adored by his fans and his teammates. Major League Soccer is working with Charlotte FC to supply players and family members the support and resources they need during this sad time.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the boat accident occurred at around 3 PM and involved two boats. The victim was discovered unconscious, and he was taken to a local area hospital, where he passed away.

Local officials stated that they are continuing their investigation of the fatal boating accident. 

Atlanta United gave a statement saying that the entire organization was heartbroken after learning of the tragic accident. He will be remembered as the epitome of a great teammate, and he will be missed by everyone who knew him.  

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