Eric Birighitti, 21-year-old footballer, eaten by sharks in Australia while holidaying with friends

Eric Birighitti, 21-year-old footballer, eaten by sharks in Australia while holidaying with friends

Eric Birighitti’s body was discovered by an emergency crew after he was eaten by a great white shark in Australia.

The crew were initially looking for a scuba diver and his wife who were attacked by dangerous sea fish.

And it was discovered that Brighitti who is from Perth has been devoured by three sharks when they completed the search.

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The 21-year-old who is a promising young footballer was on holiday with his friends when he slipped and fell into the ocean while walking on the rocks.

He was swept away by the sea current while his horrified friends desperately tried to help him out.

Eric had won a scholarship to play the game he loves so much for Hasting Broncos at Hastings College in Nebraska and St Thomas Aquina College in New York

And Hasting Broncos paid tribute to the youngster: "The Bronco family are saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Eric Birighitti.

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"Eric played for Hastings during the 2016 and 2017 season and won a national title with the team.

"He will be truly missed and our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo might not be exchanging his shirt with a Roma player this weekend when they square off with Juventus.

The 34-year-old has had a long-standing feud with the Giallorossi since his playing days with Premier League side Manchester United.

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