Cercle Brugge goalkeeper Miguel van Damme died of leukemia overnight from Monday to Tuesday. He is 28 years old.
Belgian football is in mourning. Miguel Van Damme, goalkeeper for Cercle Brugge, died of leukemia Monday-Tuesday night at the age of 28. His wife, Kyana Dobbelaere, announced the terrible news on social networks. “Our baby left his last game last night, a game that can’t be won again,” she wrote on Instagram. You fight like a lion. We are so grateful you were once a person – a role model for many You made me understand that you shouldn’t give up even if there is only a silver lining. Rest now, you deserve it. »
The player has been battling the disease since 2016. He trained in Bruges, where he spent his entire career and played 44 games, making his professional league debut in 2014. The club paid tribute to him on Tuesday. “While we already know things are not going well, words are not enough to describe how we feel,” the club said in a statement. Today is a very difficult day in Cercle Brugge’s almost 123-year history. Our first thoughts are his wife Kyana, his granddaughter Camille, Miguel’s parents, his sister Francesca, and many of his friends and family. »
“Miguel, your perseverance and the strength to give yourself every time, setback after setback, is admirable, continue the text. You are a model of positivism, perseverance and fighting spirit. Inspiring all who fight. Always on Our hearts. “In May 2021, Miguel Van Damme became the father of a girl, Camille.
In September 2020, Cercle Bruges announced the relapse of its players. He started a game between the city’s two clubs and was greeted with rapturous applause from the public. Who mourns his disappearance today.