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Astori: Fiorentina rename training ground after deceased captain

Fiorentina will rename their training ground after former captain Davide Astori, who died aged 31 earlier this month. The defender, capped 14 times by Italy, passed away before the side were scheduled to play Udinese on 4 March. A post-mortem examination revealed cardiac arrest as the most likely cause of death. Chairman Mario Cognigni told Italian media the training ground will be ...

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Thousands gather for funeral of Fiorentina’s Astori [Photos]


Stars from across Italian football and beyond are in Florence for the funeral of Davide Astori, the Fiorentina captain who was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday. The 31-year-old was discovered hours before his team were scheduled to play Udinese in a Serie A match. He is believed to have died from a cardiac arrest. His team-mates were pictured arriving ...

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Fiorentina captain Davide Astori found dead in team’s hotel

Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has been found dead in the team’s hotel hours before his side were due to play Udinese in Serie A. The former AC Milan and Roma defender was with the squad preparing for the game when he was found in his room this morning. Fiorentina’s match with Udinese has been postponed as the club confirmed the ...

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