Italy football fans received sad news when a promising young Serie A player, Andrea Rinaldi from Atalanta Club died in isolation at home.
The 19-year-old suffered from a brain aneurysm and was hospitalized since Friday.
Football Italia reported that Andrea Rinaldi had just died on the morning of Monday (May 11, Roma time). Andrea received intensive care at Varese hospital but did not survive.
Andrea Rinaldi was born in 2000, currently playing at Legnano Club in Serie D (Italian fourth division) on loan from Atalanta.
Andrea Rinaldi is an excellent boy, a role model for everyone. On behalf of the club, we express our deepest condolences to his family. We will always remember Andrea, who fought to bring joy to Legnano fans, “said Giovanni Munafo, president of Legnanno Club.
Andrea has been with Atalanta since 13 years old. The midfielder joined the U17 Atalanta team to win the Scudetto and the Italian Super Cup.
Atalanta also expressed his regret over the sudden departure of the 19-year-old: “While on the pitch, Andrea was always a player who fought to the end and now, he also uses all his strength and strength. No surrender to disease “.
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Last Friday, Rinaldi was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm. He was taken to the hospital in Varese and died here. Club Legnano has confirmed this news on its official website.
In it, they describe Rinaldi as a golden boy, exemplary in life and playful. Specific announcement: “AC Legnano, the city and the whole world of football at every level are living on one of the saddest days.”
“Andrea Rinaldi, the warrior of the team, has left us. An aneurysm has robbed him of life with a long life ahead and with a career that promises bright goals. An unexpected and shocking tragedy, even unimaginable. ”
Legnano president Giovanni Munafo added: “When Andrea came to practice, he came early to greet me. I will carry in my heart the memory with him. An extraordinary boy, an example for everyone. ”
“On behalf of the club, I express my deepest condolences to his family. We are sure that Andrea will still be a warrior somewhere, who fought in the middle of the yard to bring Legnano fans joy. ”
Rinaldi, who will turn 20 on June 23, became ill while practicing at home while Italy was blockaded by the corona virus. He used to win the Scudetto and the Italian Super Cup with U17 Atalanta at their age.
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“President Antonio Percassi and the whole Atalanta club were very shocked and would like to share the pain with the family Andrea Rinaldi and AC Legnano. Like on the pitch, you are always the one who did not surrender, and this time you also fight to the best of his ability, “Atalanta Club shared the sadness in a statement.
The president of Legnano Club, Giovanni Munafò, also expressed his pain in a press release:” Andrea is a young guy Usually, it is an example for everyone. On behalf of the whole club, I would like to extend my sincere condolences to his family. No matter where Andrea is, she will be a warrior like she was on the field.
Before the sad news of the young talent’s death, the top Italian leagues (including Serie A) are rushing back to practice to wait for the government of the country to “light the green” to resume the Serie A 2019-2020 season. However, some of the latest Covid-19 infections in the Fiorentina and Sampdoria clubs are making Serie A wobbly for hope of ending the Serie A season.