Thursday 20 June 2019

Former Arsenal and Sevilla player Reyes dead in car accident - Sevilla statement

Sevilla's Jose Antonio Reyes during training
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Sevilla's Jose Antonio Reyes during training Reuters / Carl Recine

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Spanish footballer Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic accident, aged 35, his former club Sevilla said on Saturday.

"We couldn't be announcing any worse news. Our beloved former youth player Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic accident. Rest in peace," said a statement on Sevilla's official Twitter account.

Jose Antonio Reyes is desperate to clinch the Europa League title with Sevilla tonight. Photo: GOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images
Jose Antonio Reyes is desperate to clinch the Europa League title with Sevilla tonight. Photo: GOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images

Reyes last played for Spanish second tier side Extremadura. He also played for Arsenal, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid among other sides and the Spain national team.

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