Midfielder of the youth team of the football club “Atalanta” (Italy) 21-year-old Willie Braciano Ta Bee died of liver cancer. This was reported on February 23 by the club’s press service.
The club expressed condolences to the athlete’s family:
“A cruel fate cut short the dream that started in the Atalanta shirt in January 2019 too quickly. It took Willie only a few months to achieve the leading role in the youth team … But the main thing that he managed to do was to leave fond memories of himself. “.
Ta Bee became the Italian champion among football players under 19 years old.
The player struggled with the disease for a long time, spent the last months in Côte d’Ivoire.