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Tragic news just hours after what is probably the most important game in the history of the Atalanta, since the death of Willy Ta Bi, Ivorian soccer player in the youth category who debuted with the club in 2019 and who this Tuesday died at just 21 years of age.
We participate with deep emotion in the pain of family members for the untimely death of Willy Braciano Ta Bi. Italian Spring Champion in 2019, he saw his dream come to an end too soon … Hi Willy, rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/YutGf9CwzC
— Atalanta B.C. (@Atalanta_BC) February 23, 2021
What did Willy Ta Bi die of?
On the day before the crash Atalanta vs. Real Madrid of the Champions League Round of 16, the Italian squad regretted that the liver cancer will end Ta Bi’s life, a containment midfielder who defended the colors of his country in Youth Teams.
At club level, the Ivorian attended the lower divisions with the Adjamé from his country and was hired by the Mooussou FC, from where he jumped to Italy with the lower Atalanta, was loaned to Pescara and returned to the Nerazzurri, recording his last game in June 2019, when the disease was detected.
Condolences from Atalanta for Ta Bi
“President Antonio Percassi and the entire Atalanta family are deeply saddened by the untimely death of Willy Braciano Ta Bi. A cruel fate too soon interrupted a dream that began with the Nerazzurri jersey in January 2019. It took a few months for him to take a leading role in the spring and help bring the Scudetto back to Bergamo, but mostly to leave a great memory of itself. Goodbye Willy … “, they published on their website.