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Christian Atsu, Ghana soccer star, found dead under rubble from Turkey earthquake

Feb 18, 2023

Christian Atsu, a Ghanaian soccer star who played in the English Premier League for Everton and Newcastle United, was found dead after last week’s earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria, according to his manager.

"Atsu’s lifeless body was found under the rubble. At the moment, his belongings are still being removed," manager Murat Uzunmehmet told private news agency DHA, according to The Associated Press.

The 31-year-old played for Hatayspor, a Turkish soccer team, joining the club in September.

"We are deeply saddened by the news Christian Atsu lost his life in the devastation of the earthquakes that have hit Turkey and Syria," the Premier League posted to Twitter.

"Our thoughts and condolences are with Christian's family and friends and everyone affected by this tragic event."

Source: Fox News

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