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Shakthar Donetsk Striker Maicon, 25, Killed In Car Crash

By Chris Wright

Shakhtar Donetsk have this morning announced the tragic news that striker Maicon Pereira de Oliveira has sadly passed away after being involved in a car crash in the Ukrainian city a few hours ago.

He was 25.

No other details of the accident have been released, but Shakhtar posted the following statement on their club website:

“FC Shakhtar regretfully informs that on February 8, 2014 the life of a footballer Maicon Pereira de Oliveira tragically ended. He died in a car crash in Donetsk.

“He was a talented footballer, an open and friendly guy. Maicon loved life and knew how to make it positive and bright.

“His tragic, untimely and absurd death took away a wonderful person from our ranks. Maicon was only 25 years old.

“It is a terrible bereavement for each of us. FC Shakhtar expresses condolences and sympathy to Maicon’s family and friends. May he rest in peace.”


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By Chris on February 8th, 2014 in Newsnow. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

2 Responses to “Shakthar Donetsk Striker Maicon, 25, Killed In Car Crash”

  1. j says:

    That’s awful…..for shakhtar. Fails to break into the first team, gets loaned out to a weaker side for playing time, and then dies….what a flop.

  2. Sonny says:

    @j I hope you know you’re a real piece of shit

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