Moving farewell to Astori
Football fans and many professionals say farewell to Davide Astori at a moving celebration in Florence. The captain of the AC Florence was only 31 years old.
The football world is in mourning. On Thursday, thousands of fans and football professionals in Florence said goodbye to the Italian international Davide Astori.
The 31-year-old Astori was found dead in his hotel room last Sunday before the match at Udinese Calcio.
In addition to the team-mates of AC Florence, some of Juventus Turin’s players also took part in the funeral service at the Santa Croce Basilica in Florence. Amongst others, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri and defender Giorgio Chiellini paid their respects to the late captain of AC Florence.
The crowd in front of the church gave several long applause. Addio Capitano “,” Bye, captain “was written on the signs. According to Ansa news agency, about 2000 fans had gathered in front of the stadium, which passed the hearse at a slow pace.