Date: 16th May 2010 at 11:44am
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Swansea City are mourning the tragic and sudden death of 22 year-old Austrian striker Besian Idrizaj.

The news came has a huge shock and sadness yesterday when his agent confirmed that he had passed away at home in Austria.

All our thoughts are with Besian’s family at this terrible time, for a man so young, with his whole life and professional footballing career ahead of him.

A club statement said:

‘It is understood that the popular 22-year-old died in his sleep on Friday night while at home with his family in Austria.’

‘The exact cause of death has not been confirmed and our thoughts are with his family, friends and team-mates at this time.’



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