Former Tottenham player Anton Walkes dies at 25

for Tv47 Digital January 19, 2023, 06:35 PM
Charlotte FC defender Anton Walkes dead
Charlotte FC defender Anton Walkes also played for Atlanta United and Portsmouth in the past. PHOTO/COURTESY

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Anton Walkes has died in a boat accident.

The Charlotte FC player was only 25.

Charlotte FC competes in U.S Major League Soccer and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Two boats crashed near Miami Marine Stadium whereupon Walkes was found unconscious. He received CPR from Miami Fire Rescue on Wednesday but died early Thursday. 

"Anton embodied what it means to be a part of Charlotte Football Club and our entire community is grieving over this tragedy," the club said in a statement. 

His talent was nurtured at Tottenham Hotspur's academy in England. He turned professional in 2016 and also played for Portsmouth and Atlanta United. 

Anton is survived by girlfriend Alexis and their young daughter called Ayla. 

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