My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Costa Rica defender Marshall killed in San Jose car crash

Costa Rica international defender Dennis Marshall has been killed in a car crash in San Jose.

The 25-year old, who last week scored in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-final loss to Honduras, died in a car crash along with his girlfriend in the Costa Rican capital.

'The Associated Press, quoting the Red Cross, said Marshall died Thursday when his car collided in a head-on collision with a truck in a mountainous region near the capital of San Jose.'

Costa Rican teammate Heiner Mora on the Costa Rican federation's official website: "It's a tough story and nobody expects it. Less than a week ago we were sharing with Dennis and today is no longer with us.

Whilst head coach Ricardo La Volpe added: "Life has such strong impact, I imagine how painful it was for his family, so from here all we can do is send our deepest condolences to their loved ones."

 The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the tribalfootball.com nation on Facebook today: Facebook.com/tribalfootball

Andrew Slevison
About the author

Andrew Slevison

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?