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Footage of Heartbreaking Moment Atsu's Wife Struggles to Hold Tears During Tribute Emerges
- Christian Atsu's family was at the St James Park for the Newcastle United vs Liverpool game
- The two English clubs paid tribute to the player who passed away in Turkey
- Atsu spent four seasons playing for the Magpies in the English Premier League
Wife of Christian Atsu broke down in tears as Newcastle United and Liverpool observed a minute silence for the player who died following the earthquake in Turkey.
Atsu sadly passed away after being trapped under rubble for 12 days after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the city of Hatay, Turkey.
The lifeless body of the Hatayspor winger was found on Saturday, February 18, 2023 and has immediately been transported to his home country, Ghana.
Before the English Premier League games on Saturday, tributes were paid to the winger who played for Chelsea, Newcastle United, Everton and AFC Bournemouth.
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In an emotional scene at the St James' Park, the family of Atsu were present and the partner of the player could not hold back as she broke down in tears during the tribute.
Atsu's wife Claire-Marie Rupio has been with the player since his days playing for Portuguese outfit Porto, and the couple have three children together.
The remains of the player is expected to arrive in Ghana on Sunday with preparation for a befitting farewell set to be arranged.
Tributes pour in for Atsu
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Chelsea legend John Terry and teammates of Christian Atsu have flooded social media with tributes for the late winger.
Atsu was confirmed dead in the early hours of Saturday morning following a devastating earthquake in Turkey, which has claimed several lives.
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The 31-year-old has been trapped under rubble for the past 12 days, but his lifeless body was pulled out of the wreckage on February 18, 2023.
Christian Atsu found dead
Ghana and Hatayspor winger, Christian Atsu Twasam has reportedly been found dead following the earthquake in Turkey.
The Black Stars winger sadly passed away 12 days after being trapped under rubble following the devastating earthquake that hit the city of Hatay.
He died at the age of 31. Ads by According to the player's Turkish manager, Murat Uzunmehmet, Atsu was pulled out of the wreckage dead.