Ghana’s national football team striker Christian Arts (31), who went missing in Turkiye where the earthquake occurred, was found dead. Ki Seong-yong (34, FC Seoul), who played with Arts in Newcastle in the past, said, “I didn’t know that the last contact I made last month would be the last, but my heart really hurts.”
On the afternoon of the 18th, Ki Sung-yong posted a photo with Art on Instagram and left a message like this.
He recalled, “My friend Christian left this land due to the earthquake in Turkey.
He continued, “May he sleep peacefully in the arms of God,” adding, “I pray that there will be great comfort in the sorrow of the family left behind.”
Then he said, “I love you friend. You were a really great soccer player.”
Earlier that day, according to AFP Reuters news agency, Atz’s body was found in the ‘Renaissance Residence’, an apartment complex in Taiz Antakya, Turkiye Kha, his residence.
Turkiye police said they had arrested the contractor for the apartment building for poor construction.
Artz played mainly in the European big leagues before moving to Turkish professional football club Hatayspor last year.
He played 121 official games in 5 seasons from 2017 to 2021 in Porto, Portugal, Chelsea, England, Malaga, Spain, and Newcastle, England. 바카라
Arts played for the Ghana national team from 2012 to 2019 and scored 9 goals in 65 matches.
The death toll has exceeded 45,000 in Turkey and Syria, the 11th day since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck. With 39,672 deaths in Turkey alone, it is regarded as the 6th most deadly natural disaster in the 21st century.