Charlotte FC defender Anton Walkes died early on Thursday. He was 25.
Walkes was concerned in a boating collision close to Miami Marine Stadium on Wednesday and was unconscious when reached by Miami Hearth and Rescue.
Charlotte FC confirmed his loss of life on Thursday morning.
“We are deeply saddened to share that Anton Walkes has tragically passed away this morning,” the membership mentioned in a press release. “May he rest in peace.”
A local of London, Walkes was a graduate of Tottenham Hotspur academy (2013-2017) and performed within the MLS for Atlanta and Charlotte, who chosen Walkes within the 2021 growth draft.
Main League Soccer mentioned in a press release: “There are no words to describe the sorrow of everyone in Major League Soccer today after learning of the tragic passing of Anton Walkes of Charlotte FC. Anton was a talented and dedicated player who was loved by his teammates and fans.”