Former Arsenal striker Reyes dies in autocrash

Former Arsenal striker, José Antonio Reyes
Former Arsenal striker, José Antonio Reyes

Former Arsenal striker, José Antonio Reyes, has died in a car crash in Spain.

The ex-Spanish footballer was aged 35.

According to his former football club Sevilla FC, Reyes died in an auto crash in the southern Spanish province of Seville.

“We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Rest in peace,” the Spanish club said via its official Twitter handle, @SevillaFC_ENG.

“No further details have been announced by the club.”

Reyes was a Spanish professional footballer who played mainly as a left winger but also as a forward. He won the Premier League and La Liga titles in England and Spain

He made his professional debut for Sevilla at only 16, signing for England’s Arsenal in January 2004.


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