Heartbreak as promising Ibiza junior football player dies aged 16
Heartbreak as promising Ibiza junior football player dies aged 16 Credit: Twitter @ibizaud
Ivan Verdera Ferrer, a junior football player for Ibiza Football Club, died in a car accident in Formentera, Spain on Monday August 29.
News of the Ibiza junior footballer’s death was shared on Twitter by the club’s official account:
“Today is a sad and painful day for the whole UD Ibiza family. Official statement.
The full statement said:
“From Unión Deportiva Ibiza we are deeply sorry to announce the death of Iván Verdera Ferrer, a player of our Juvenil A, aged only 16, who left us this morning after suffering a road accident. traffic yesterday on the island of Formentera.”
“From Ibiza, we join in the pain of his parents, family and friends.”
“Always with us, Ivan. Rest in peace.”
Terrible review. Todo nuestro apoyo y cariño para la familia, amigos y compañeros de Iván. Un fuerte abrazo para el @ibizaud. DEP.
– RC Celta (@RCCelta) August 30, 2022
To which Rayo Celta football club responded:
“Bad news. All our support and love for Ivan’s family, friends and colleagues. A big hug for the
Footballer Javi Lara tweeted:
“All my encouragement and my support for the family! These things should not exist!
Todo mi ánimo y apoyo para la familia! Estas cosas no deberian de existir! DEP
— Javi Lara (@JaviLara2) August 30, 2022
Zaragoza Football Club tweeted:
“Our deepest condolences and a big hug to Ivan’s family and all of @ibizaud at this difficult time.”
Nuestro más sentido pésame y un fuerte abrazo para la familia de Iván y todo el @ibizaud in estos duros momentos.
— Real Zaragoza 🦁🤍💙 (@RealZaragoza) August 30, 2022
Alicante Hercules Football Club tweeted:
“Hercules CF wishes to send its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Iván Verdera, player of the Juvenil A team of Ibiza UD.
Desde el Hércules CF queremos mandar nuestro más sentido pésame a familiares y amigos de Iván Verdera, jugador del Juvenil A del Ibiza UD.
— Hércules CF 💙🤍 (@cfhercules) August 30, 2022
The news comes after the UK Resuscitation Council took to Twitter on Tuesday August 30 to congratulate paramedics who rescued a 24-year-old Spanish footballer who suffered cardiac arrest during a match in the UK.
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