English soccer star Peter Whittingham has tragically handed away after struggling head accidents from an unintentional fall, his former membership introduced. He was solely 35.
The ex-Cardiff City and Aston Villa midfielder had reportedly been hospitalized following the accident on March 7 … and succumbed to the accidents at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff on Thursday.
Cardiff launched an announcement on the tragedy, saying, “It is with an immeasurable amount of sorrow that we must inform supporters that Peter Whittingham has passed away at the age of 35.”
“We are heartbroken. The news of Peter’s sudden and untimely passing has shaken us to our very foundation.”
Whittingham is survived by his spouse, Amanda, and their younger son.
“They are at the forefront of our thoughts and, on their behalf, we ask for their privacy to be respected at this unfathomably cruel and difficult time,” Cardiff mentioned.
The membership praised Whittingham for being a household man with a humorousness … in addition to a real skilled on the sector.
“The loss of Peter will be painfully felt by our city, supporters and indeed all who ever had the pleasure of knowing him. We love you Pete and your memory will eternally stay with us.”
Whittingham performed for Villa from 2003-07 earlier than spending his subsequent 11 seasons with Cardiff … the place he turned the Ninth-leading scorer within the membership’s historical past.