Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Antonio De Nigris Dies Of Heart Attack At 31

Former Mexican international Antonio De Nigris died on Sunday of a heart attack.

Antonio de Nigris passed away suddenly on Sunday, Nov. 16 in Greece. The Mexican player died due to a heart attack during the weekend.

The 31-year-old was a member AE Larissa.

The news was confirmed by Monterrey’s President Jorge Urdiales to Milenio Television saying, “We’d just like to inform that he died. At this moment we’re thinking about how to help Aldo and his family.”

His younger brother Aldo de Nigris is a player for Monterrey.

De Nigris played with the Mexican national team 16 times, scoring 4 goals in the process. He started out with Monterrey before a quick stint in America.

In recent years the player plied his trade in Turkey at Ankarasapor and Ankaragucu before moving on the Larissa in Greece.

De Nigris is survived by his wife Sonia and daughter Miranda.


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