Fernando Ricksen: The football world mourns the death of the Ex-national player.
Fernando Ricksen (†43): Dutch Ex-national player dies.
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The former Dutch football star Fernando Ricksen is dead. The 43-Year-old died of the nerve disease.
The football world is in mourning. The former Dutch midfielder Fernando Ricksen (†43) is dead. The Ex-players of the Glasgow Rangers succumbed to the nerve disease ALS. The Scottish club, whose Fans worship the legendary Dutchman, today announced that on Wednesday (18. September) officially.
Ex-national player Fernando Ricksen is dead.
Ricksen was for six years until 2006 for the record Champions as a defender on the pitch and helped the club to secure a few titles. The club Fortuna Sittard, AZ Alkmaar and Zenit St Petersburg were further stations in his football career. For the Dutch Elftal competed in twelve countries, Ricksen total games.
Rangers is deeply saddened to announce that former player Fernando Ricksen passed away this morning following his battle with motor neurone disease.
Glasgow Rangers and Fifa mourn the loss of Fernando Ricksen.
In October 2013, the Ex had made a professional football player his illness publicly for the first time. He died in a hospice in the Scottish Airdrie. The current coach of the Rangers, Steven Gerrard, 39, has revealed in a first reaction on behalf of the club and the Fans deeply affected: “He was a fantastic player and he had an excellent career.” Also, the world football Association Fifa has reacted with dismay at the sad news and paid tribute to the Dutchman as a great role model. Its use against the disease was an “indelible legacy for this world,” wrote the President of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, 49.