In the statement of the Dortmund team, it was written that the youngster suffered a serious accident during a match the previous weekend. The 14-year-old player of the opposing team, a It is for BW Alstedde he collided with one of his footballers during the previous weekend’s match, after which he collapsed and had to be taken to hospital.
His injuries were so severe that he died later on Thursday.
“The whole Dortmund football family was shocked by the news. We express our condolences to the family and relatives,” they wrote in the statement.
According to Bild, the 14-year-old footballer, named Irvin, was a member of the youth team of Dortmund club DJK TuS Körne. The team announced the sad news on their Facebook page earlier, on Saturday, after discussing this with the young man’s family.
This weekend, before the matches of all Dortmund football teams, they will remember the young player with a minute’s silence. A fundraiser was also launched on a German site for the teenager’s funeral, where (until the writing of this article) 13,635 euros had been collected.