Thursday, March 8, 2018

Davide Astori funeral held as mourners cry in streets after Fiorentina captain death aged 31

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Davide Astori funeral held as mourners cry in streets after Fiorentina captain death aged 31

TRAGIC Davide Astori’s funeral has attracted the great and good of Italian football to pay tribute to the late defender.

The 31-year-old was found on Sunday morning in his hotel room ahead of Fiorentina’s game with Udinese.

Inter Milan manager Luciano Spalletti walks towards the serviceInter Milan manager Luciano Spalletti walks towards the serviceALESSANDRO BIANCHI Former Juventus and AC Milan striker Filippo Inzaghi is pictured attending Davide Astori's funeralFormer Juventus and AC Milan striker Filippo Inzaghi is pictured attending Davide Astori’s funeralALESSANDRO BIANCHI

And thousands have lined the streets of the picturesque Tuscany city to grieve for the late 31-year-old, who was the club’s captain.

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Thousands of Fiorentina fans gathered near the church holding their club scarves in their famous purpleThousands of Fiorentina fans gathered near the church holding their club scarves in their famous purpleAP:Associated Press Italy international Astori passed away at the tender age of 31Italy international Astori passed away at the tender age of 31Getty Images - Getty Inter Milan icon Javier Zanetti leads a column of mourners to the funeralInter Milan icon Javier Zanetti leads a column of mourners to the funeralALESSANDRO BIANCHI

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