The Spanish football is appalled by the road accident of which the 35-year-old José Antonio Reyes, former Real, Atletico and Sevilla, was the victim. He was the youngest player to debut in the Liga with the Andalusian jersey. A minute of silence will be observed before the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool
José Antonio Reyes died today in a car accident in his hometown of Utrera. The footballer, 35, who played in the Extremadura this season lost his life in an accident this morning. Reyes was the youngest player to debut in the Liga with the shirt of Sevilla. He was hired in the 2003-04 season for 30 million by Arsenal. With the Gunners jersey he won a Premier, a Community Shield, and a FA CUp. He was the first Spanish player to win the English championship. Later it was sold to Real Madrid where it won a La Liga.
His overpriced milestones were Atletico Madrid and Benfica. His last clubs were Seville, Espanyol, Cordoba, Xinjiang and Extremadura, where he won salvation this year. He won four Europa League, one with Atletico and three consecutive with Sevilla: a record he shares with Beto, Gameiro and Vitolo. Uefa has decided to enforce a minute of silence in his memory before the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool.
This morning, according to the ABC website, around 11.40 am, the vehicle on which Reyes was traveling would have gone off the road and would have caught fire. The incident occurred on the A-376, on the road between his hometown Utrera and Seville. Also according to reports from ABC, a Reyes family also died in the accident, while a third occupant of the vehicle would be in serious condition.