The football world is in mourning after Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu was confirmed dead on Saturday morning.
The Hatayspor winger Christian Atsu was tragically found dead following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earthquake that occurred two weeks ago.
This sad news was confirmed by his agent in Turkey, Murat Uzunmehmet.
The Ghanaian footballer died in at age 31.
He was currently playing in Turkey after a long career that had taken him through several of the world’s top leagues
Christian Atsu won 65 caps for Ghana and helped the Black Stars reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final in Equatorial Guinea where Ghana lost to Ivory Coast on penalties.
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Christian Atsu.
The thoughts of everyone at the club are with his family and friends at this awful time. pic.twitter.com/FxIou7m0Cj— AFC Bournemouth 🍒 (@afcbournemouth) February 18, 2023
Oh he is so wonderful. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/E5vA8eeNuB— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) February 18, 2023
RIP my friend 💙💔 pic.twitter.com/9JdHBIQilH— John Terry (@JohnTerry26) February 18, 2023
🖤 Christian Atsu won 65 caps for Ghana and helped the Black Stars reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final in Equatorial Guinea, winning the Player of the tournament. ⭐️— 🇬🇭 Black Stars (@GhanaBlackstars) February 18, 2023
You served our Country well, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace 💔🕊️@ChristianAtsu20 ❤️ https://t.co/KMWmwDvy18 pic.twitter.com/d9f7XgilSX
Rest well King 🤴💔🕊 pic.twitter.com/HUzyDgYocZ— Michael Essien® (@MichaelEssien) February 18, 2023
Everyone at Chelsea Football Club is devastated to learn of the tragic passing of our former player, Christian Atsu. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 18, 2023
Thoughts and prayers to the family of Ghanaian International Christain Atsu and the entire Ghanaian Football Family, at this difficult time.— Austin Eguavoen (@coacheguavoen) February 18, 2023
On behalf of the Nigerian Football Federation, accept our heartfelt condolences. 🇳🇬🇬🇭
May his soul rest in perfect peace. 🕊️ pic.twitter.com/ySFIukuZEx
Rest well 💔😢😭— M.M.JUNIOR WAKASO (@WakasoBobby) February 18, 2023
Everyone at Asante Kotoko is saddened by the demise of Christian Atsu.— Asante Kotoko SC - 2X CAF CL Winners🥇 (@AsanteKotoko_SC) February 18, 2023
Our thoughts and prayers goes out to his family and football fraternity. pic.twitter.com/J3LrYwchFK
Terrible news! 😢 https://t.co/NEOY6z79dB— Gary Neville (@GNev2) February 18, 2023
We are deeply saddened by today's news that Christian Atsu has been found dead following the earthquake in Turkey earlier this month.— Everton (@Everton) February 18, 2023
Our thoughts are with his family, friends, colleagues at @Hatayspor_FK and everyone affected by this tragic event that has claimed so many lives. pic.twitter.com/W3mWlMcAuf