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Charlotte FC player Anton Walkes has passed away

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Charlotte FC midfielder and defender Anton Walkes has passed away. He was 25.

An official cause of death has not been determined yet. The soccer team said that he died tragically but no other information was provided at the time of publication.

Death (Photo by Pixabay)

“We are deeply saddened to share that Anton Walkes has tragically passed away this morning,” Charlotte FC said in a Facebook post. “May he rest in peace.”

Walkes competed for Charlotte FC during their 2022 season. As the team is preparing for their upcoming 2023 season, this tragedy struck them.

He played in Major League Soccer for the past three seasons. Before joining Charlotte FC, he spent two seasons with Atlanta United during the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Walkes also was sent on loan to Atlanta United for 20 games during the 2017 season. Before coming to the United States, he played overseas with Tottenham Hotspur and Portsmouth.

As a 24-year-old, he appeared in 23 matches. He started 21 of those contests.

Walkes did not register a point in any of those matches. He played 1,806 minutes on the season.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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