Sportwereld rouwt om overlijden Ricksen: ‘Het gevecht is voorbij’

18 september 2019

BSR Agency

De voetbalwereld heeft met groot verdriet gereageerd op het overlijden van Fernando Ricksen. De voormalig international overleed vandaag op 43-jarige leeftijd na een oneerlijk gevecht met ALS, de spierziekte 

Rangers Football Club on Twitter

Rangers is deeply saddened to announce that former player Fernando Ricksen passed away this morning following his battle with motor neurone disease.

Vincent de Vries on Twitter

THE FIGHT IS OVER... RIP Fernando Ricksen (1976 - 2019)

Raymond v Barneveld on Twitter

Een prachtmens is heengegaan. Na een slopende ziekte is Fernando Ricksen overleden. Zoveel respect hoe deze man met zijn ziekte is omgegaan, en de strijd die hij leverde. Rest in Peace ❤️

Pipozinho on Twitter

You defended the shirt like few and fought against your disease like none. An absolute warrior, rest in peace Fernando Ricksen.

FC Zenit in English on Twitter

We're deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Fernando Ricksen. He battled bravely against motor neurone disease right until the end and we are all thinking of him and his family at this difficult time.

SPFL on Twitter

Everyone at the SPFL is deeply saddened to learn that former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen has passed away after his battle with motor neurone disease. Our thoughts are with his family.

Jim White on Twitter

So saddened to hear the news that former @RangersFC full-back Fernando Ricksen has died aged 43. Brave Fernando revealed back in 2013 he had motor neurone disease. He'll be sorely missed.

Fortuna Sittard on Twitter

Vandaag bereikte ons het droevige nieuws dat Fernando Ricksen op 43-jarige leeftijd is overleden. Wij wensen alle nabestaanden sterkte toe in deze moeilijke tijd. Strijder, rust in vrede! #SamenNaoVeure #YNWA