- Lazio star Daniel Guerini has been confirmed dead after involving in car crash
- The Italian club described his death as a shocking one considering his age
- Guerini, 19, returned to Lazio in January after spells at Torino and Fiorentina
Entire Italian football fraternities have been thrown into deep mourning following the tragic demise of Lazio midfielder Daniel Guerini who died in a serious car crash in Rome.
The heartbreaking incident was said to have occurred on Wednesday night, March 24, in which the footballer was said to be traveling with one of his friends.
After the accident, the two victims were taken to the hospital where Daniel Guerini was confirmed dead while his friend is in terrible condition according to the report on GOAL.
Lazio who are currently occupying seventh position on the Italian League table have also confirmed the demise of their player adding that it came as a shock for the club.
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"Still incredulous and shocked by pain, the president, the men and women of the Lazio Sports Club gather around the family of the young Daniel Guerini."
Guerini, who had turned 19 just last weekend, began his career with Lazio before leaving the club in 2016.
But having impressed with Italy’s Under-15s and Under-16s, he returned in January this year and was considered amongst the club’s brightest prospects.
Meanwhile, Lazio will be facing Specia in their next Serie A game on April 3 as they continue their fight in efforts to finish among the top 4 this season.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Juventus registered a 3-1 win over Lazio in the Serie A on Saturday night, March 6, in what will remain as one of the classic topflight matches in Italy.
It was Lazio who started the game on a high as they began to ask questions in the early stages before they were rewarded with the opening goal in the 15th minute.
Dejan Kulusevski was pressured into trying to pass back to Merih Demiral, only for Joaquin Correa to intercept the ball, run at the defender before turning and shooting through the Turkish international’s legs.
The Old Lady who were without Ronaldo from the start then raised their game and they eventually restored parity in the 39th minute through Adrien Rabiot.
Second-half of the fixture started on a high as both teams took it to each other before Federico Chiesa capitalised on a counter-attack and run almost the entire length of the pitch to play in Alvaro Morata, whose left footed effort was blasted past the keeper.