Shocking waves are coming from Florida where a tragic boat accident happened, unfortunately. In that boat crash, the pro soccer player Anton Walkes lost his life. Yes, you read it correctly. The defender for Charlotte football club is no more. Anton Walkes was just 25 years of age at the time of his demise. This news has shattered the hearts of people. According to the reports, this tragedy took place on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. The former midfielder for Tottenham and Portsmouth was pronounced dead at the scene after the boat accident. You are asked to follow this column till the last to gather more information about his accident. Follow More Updates On PKBNews
What happend to Anton Walkes?
After coming across Anton Walkes’s boat accident news, the Charlotte FC and Tottenham Hotsput took to their social media handles and revealed this news on Thursday morning. Likewise, the sporting director of Charlotte FC named Zoran Krneta wrote, “We are heartbroken from the loss of Anton Walkes, a truly incredible father, loving person, and outstanding human being. Anton embodied what it means to be a part of Charlotte Football Club and our entire community is grieving over this tragedy.”
Tributes kept on pouring via social media posts. People shared their condolences to Anton Walkes’s family during this difficult time. David Tepper who is the owner of Charlotte FC consoled his family by saying, “Everyone at Tepper Sports & Entertainment is devastated by the tragic passing of Anton Walkes. He was a tremendous son, father, partner, and teammate whose joyous approach to life touched everyone he met.” Surely, Anton will be greatly missed by his teammates and his friends. People are asked to keep him in their prayers. Charlotte FC offered its support to his family.
Speaking about the boat accident in which Anton Walkes lost his life, it happened on Wednesday afternoon. It was a two-boat accident that took place near Miami Marine Stadium. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said he was found unconscious following the crash of two boats near Miami Marine Stadium. The Miami Fire Rescue also gave him CPR treatment at the scene but he was pronounced dead at a hospital. The English soccer player died at the age of 25. He was from Lewisham, England. At the age of 16, he started his soccer career. Stay tuned.