Ghanaian Soccer Player Christian Atsu Found Dead After Turkey Earthquake

Ghanaian soccer player Christian Atsu has been found dead after a devastating earthquake in Turkey.

Atsu’s body was discovered under rubble in the quake-stricken city of Elazığ by search and rescue agents on Thursday. The 28-year-old winger had been missing since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the region on Friday.

The earthquake, which was felt in neighboring Syria and Iraq, killed at least 41 people in Turkey and injured more than 1,600. It also caused extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure in the region.

In the aftermath of the quake, several key developments have been made. The Turkish government has declared a three-day period of mourning in honor of those who lost their lives. The government has also deployed additional search and rescue teams to the affected area to help locate survivors and assess the damage.

Atsu is survived by his wife, Marie-Claire Rupio, and their two children. He had been playing for Ghanaian club Tema Youth since 2016.

The death of Atsu has sent shockwaves throughout the soccer world, with tributes pouring in from players, clubs and fans from around the world.

Our thoughts are with Atsu’s family and friends at this difficult time.