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Spanish sports mourns young footballer

DaniJarque_Marca (Agencies) Spanish sports is mourning the newly appointed captain of Espanyol de Barcelona football club, Daniel Jarque, who died suddenly last Saturday, age 26, while his club was on a pre-season tour of Italy. His body arrived this morning after autopsies in Florence and tributes are being taken at his club’s brand new grounds.>Jarque was found in his hotel room by his roommate, Ferran Corominas, who went up to fetch him when he hadn’t come down to dinner. Medical reports say he died of a heart attack, which happened while he was talking on the phone to his wife, who is seven months pregnant.

Our condolences to his family and to his club, where he came up through the ranks and was looking forward to a very bright future.

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