Jose Antonio Reyes, the 35 years old footballer was a Spanish international having earned 21 caps for his Country and represented his nation in Germany world Cup year 2006.
Reyes Ex-Arsenal and Real Madrid star has been killed in a traffic accident, he began his football career as a young player in their academy and made a name for himself playing for Sevilla FC.
He made his football professional career debut for the club in 2000, at age 16 and also played for Benfica in Portugal, before making a return to Sevilla FC in 2011.
Thierry Henry, Arsenal former footballer who played alongside Reyes at Arsenal, paid tribute and offered his condolences to the footballer family and friends said “Reyes was a wonderful player, superb team mate, and exceptional human being with special ability”.
Reyes moves to a string of top clubs around Europe including Arsenal, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid.
Spain football federation expressed their condolences for the death of Jose Antonio Reyes, and RCD Espanyol also expressed their heartfelt condolences and send support to the family and to those at Sevilla FC.
Jose Antonio Reyes won the Europa league trophy for his club Sevilla FC in year 2016 also part of the Atletico Madrid squad that won the competition in 2010 and 2012.
Arsenal stated that Reyes was a huge popular figure at their club and he would always held a special place in their heart.