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FC Tours defender Thomas Rodriguez, 18, dies suddenly

French Ligue 2 FC Tours have announced the sudden death of 18-year-old defender Thomas Rodriguez.

The club didn’t give any details on how the full-back died, other than that it happened sometime between Thursday evening and the following morning.A minute’s silence will be held before all Ligue 1 and 2 games this weekend.Rodriguez’s death comes just five days after the death of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori.”Tours FC is shattered by this tragedy, which plunges the club into immense sadness,” the club said in a statement.”The club extends its deepest condolences to the family, loved ones, all of Thomas’s team-mates and friends, and gives them all their support in these difficult times.”

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