It was with shock that the world of football has received the news of the death of 19-year-old Lazio midfielder, Daniel Guerini.
Guerini died following a car accident in Rome, and his death was confirmed by the Italian club in a tweet.
Lazio said they are “shocked by pain” after the death of youth-team midfielder, and would “gather around the family” at this time.
According to reports in Italy, Guerini, who represented Italy at under-15 and under-16 level, was killed in a car crash in Rome on Wednesday night.
Guerini was in Lazio’s under-19 side, and also previously played for Torino, Fiorentina and SPAL at youth level.
Torino, Fiorentina, AS Roma and several other Serie A clubs have said they were deeply saddened by the death.
Inter Milan, Atalanta and AC Milan, also shared their condolences on Twitter.
A young talent, a dream interrupted too early.
Rest in peace Daniel 🙏 pic.twitter.com/tS2DiSNsLo
— Lega Serie A (@SerieA_EN) March 25, 2021
— LazioLand (@Lazio_Land) March 24, 2021
We are shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death of Lazio youngster Daniel Guerini, a member of the Fiorentina youth academy in 2018/19 and 2019/20.
The thoughts of President Commisso and everyone at the club are with the Guerini family at this extremely difficult time. pic.twitter.com/8EuhC7HoQT
— ACF Fiorentina English (@ACFFiorentinaEN) March 24, 2021
Our thoughts & prayers are going out to the family of Daniel Guerini who played for Lazio’s primavera. He passed away after being in a car accident in Rome.
He was only 19 years old. 🙏💔 pic.twitter.com/bRkXFltVNw
— Italian Football TV (@IFTVofficial) March 25, 2021
— Atalanta B.C. (@Atalanta_BC) March 25, 2021
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