An Italian football striker, Anwar Megbli, 18, has died in a road accident after he fell from the back of a motorcycle.
Megbli, who played for a semi-professional football club, Livorno, passed away on Monday following the incident on Saturday night, Daily Mail reported on Tuesday.
He was riding in the back of a friend’s motorcycle when it collided with a car and was flown by helicopter to Cisanello Hospital in Pisa in Italy, but doctors were unable to save him while his friend is still recovering from the collision.
Livorno posted on Monday evening, “Today, following a tragic road accident between San Vincenzo and Donoratico in the night between Saturday and Sunday, Anwar Megbli, striker born in 2005 for the national Juniors of the Unione Sportiva Livorno 1915, lost his life.
“The whole company expresses its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones in this moment of deep sorrow, you will always be with us.”