Thursday, August 5, 2021
Reports: Death in quad crash
Michael Ballack mourns his son
Losing a baby is the worst thing that can happen to a person. Former footballer Michael Ballack has now overtaken this tragic fate. His 18-year-old son died in a quad bike accident in Portugal, according to media reports.
Emilio Ballack, son of former footballer Michael Ballack, has died in an accident in Portugal. After the Portuguese media initially reported about this, initially unconfirmed news quickly spread like wildfire around the world.
Meanwhile, many clubs associated with Michael Ballack are spreading sad news. Chelsea FC first spoke on Twitter. The club said it was shocked and shocked by the death of Emilio Ballack, who was “terribly young” at the age of 18. All thoughts are now with Father Michael and family.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen tweeted with a quote from sports director Rudy Wuller: “The news shocked me and I was devastated. We mourn the boy and feel sorry for Michael and Simon. We all trust the whole Ballock family to him here in Bayer 04.”
Semnitzer FC acted in the same way. “Tragedy” is said to be “shocking and with great sadness.” A tweet from the club. “Semnitzer FC expresses its deepest condolences to the family and wishes all relatives a lot of strength during this difficult time.”
According to the Portuguese broadcaster “TVI24”, an 18-year-old man was killed in a four-wheeler accident. The tragedy is said to have occurred around 2:10 pm on Thursday near the city of Troy, south of Lisbon. Michael Ballack is said to have owned a house here for many years.
Buried by Quad?
The son of a former national team captain was rescued from the quad by firefighters, according to a “TVI24” report. The British “Mirror” provides additional details on how the accident happened, citing local sources. Accordingly, Emilio Ballak Quad died at the scene of the accident as he was buried under him.
“The accident happened at the family estate. The quad driver was not on the public road and only his vehicle was involved in the accident,” Mirror quoted a rescue worker as saying. Also: “The quad was on uneven terrain. This time it seemed to roll backwards, so it fell and killed the victim.”
Attempts to revive the crash site are said to have failed. Family members who were at home during the tragedy will receive medical attention. According to the “Mirror”, the property in Portugal was one of the locations where Michael Ballack recovered from an operation last year. In the summer of 2020, a benign tumor near his spine was removed.
One of three sons
Emilio Ballack Simon was one of three sons born from his father’s marriage to his wife, who was born in Lambe. He was born in 2002, to his two brothers Louis and Jordi in 2001 and 2005, respectively. Michael and Simon Ballack were married in 2008. Four years later, they divorced.
Louis Ballack posted a photo of the two quads in 2017 on his father’s Portuguese estate on his Instagram page. It is not known whether one of the two vehicles was the current vehicle involved in the crash.
All three of Pallak’s sons tried their hand at football. In 2019, Emilio Ballack completed an internship at the then Third Division club Semnitzer FC, where his father also played as a child. “I sniffed everywhere. It was so much fun,” he told “Tag 24” at the time. Considering his own football experience, he explained: “I played in the Upper Bavarian regional league this season with SV Planck’s ‘U17’, mostly sixth.” At the same time, he expressed hope that the SPVG will move to underhashing in the future, where his younger brother Jordi is also active.
Michael Ballack became vice-world champion in 2002 with the German national team. He played for the DFB team from 1999 to 2010, and from 2004 he captained the team. During his club career, in addition to FC Chelsea and Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he also worked for 1. FC Kaiserslautern and Bayern Munich.
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