Joe Aspinall: Talented teenage footballer dies weeks after being diagnosed with cancer

Joe Aspinall: Talented teenage footballer dies weeks after being diagnosed with cancer

- Joe Aspinall had dreams of playing football as a professional

- The 19-year-old talented lad was recently diagnosed of blood cancer

- Joe died on June 10 with his family members right beside him

Tragedy struck as the teenage sensation Joe Aspinall who recently moved to the United States on scholarship died just weeks after he was diagnosed with blood cancer.

Aspinall, 19, reportedly gave up right beside his parents, sister and brother who were are his bedside on June 10 at the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

It was gathered that he was a member of the Coastal Bend College soccer team in Texas after winning a scholarship to the American university.

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His family helped him return home just at the start of the lockdown not long before he started feeling sick.

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According to his father Brendan who was a former professional player, late Joe was admitted at the hospital on May 25, but his condition worsened and he was taken into the intensive care on June 5 before he died five days later.

Joe Aspinall: Talented teenage footballer dies just weeks after being diagnosed with cancer
Joe Aspinall in action. Photo Credit: Coastal Bend College (Twitter)
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He said: "Following initial tests they found he had a haematological malignancy (blood cancer) that caused blood clots in his spleen and fatally, his lungs.

"He was comforted at the end by his parents, sister and brother."

And just recently, Argentine legend Tomas Carlovich reportedly suffered stroke and then slipped into a coma moments after he was attacked by a thug who made away with his bike.

Carlovich died from the complications barely 48 hours after the attack which occurred in Sante Fe, New Mexico. It was gathered that until his death, the 74-year-old was a friend to the legendary Diego Maradona.

"With your humility you danced us all, Trinche,” Maradona wrote on his Instagram handle with a picture of the former player.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that renowned Somali basketball player and activist Engineer Bana Ali has passed away.

Ali died in London where he was receiving treatment before eventually succumbing to complications from the coronavirus.

Reports indicate Bali had been hospitalized for several weeks due to the coronavirus prior to his death.

He was one of the most respected leaders in the Somali community particularly in the UK and in the days leading up to his demise, he led tributes online of fellow Somalis who succumbed to the virus.

Ali was only in his late 40s before his death and was a role model to most people in Somali.

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