Matija Sarkic, Montenegro goalkeeper, dies

Matija Sarkic, Montenegro goalkeeper, dies
Matija Sarkic, Montenegro goalkeeper, dies

While we are enjoying the Euro Cup party A few days before the Copa América begins, the world of football is shaken with a surprising and bad news.

And during the morning of this Saturday, June 15, the death of Matija Sarkic, Montenegrin goalkeeper who played at club level for Millwall (Championship).

The goalkeeper was born in Grimsby, England, but has the nationality of Montenegroa country he represented as holder with the national team shirtwhere he played more than 38 games since his debut in the Sub 17.

The news was confirmed by the English club itself. for which he managed to play 33 games after his arrival in mid-2023 from Wolverhampton Wanderers.

“Millwall Football Club is completely devastated to announce that Matija Sarkic passed away at the age of 26“, they wrote in an X publication in which they reported the event.

Likewise, they issued a brief statement where they expressed: “Everyone sends you love and condolences to his family and friends in this sad time. The club will not make any further comments at the moment and asks that privacy is respected from Matija’s family.”

Regarding the cause of death, there are no specific details, but they reported that “after showing discomfort during the nighthis friends had to call an ambulance that ended up immediately going to the scene, although attempts to save his life failed and he died around 6:30 in the morning.

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