A 14-year old footballer has died after he wounded in a “collision” with another player at a youth football match. Bedgrove Dynamos FC in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, said Luca Campanaro was hurt at an away match in Hillingdon, West London. He was transported to the Royal London Hospital here he died on Monday.
The stepfather of the footballer Adam Keedle stated Luca as an “ amazing young man and a real loss to the world”. A statement published by the club on Monday “We are deeply saddened to have to announce that a young player from the club sadly passed away this afternoon after being involved in a collision during a youth match on Sunday 9th December. Our thoughts are with Luca’s family and loved ones at this distressing time”.
“ We also offer our heartfelt condolences to his teammates and all associated with the club as we now try to come to terms with the tragic loss of our friend and teammate.” Mr Keedle said he could not offer “enough” admiration to the medical staff who handled Luca at the scene in the hospital.
Close family friend Dave Garricks dedicated the goalkeeper died “doing what he loved”. Mr Garricks has set up a JustGiving page to escalate funds of the family. It recently stands out more than £ 9,000.
He said, “I am shocked. It’s no life at 14 to be taken ”. He stated Luca as a dedicated footballer who had a great passion for the game and was an avid Tottenham Hotspur fan.