With the news that former NFL star Junior Seau died this morning, the sports world reacted first with shock, followed by displays of support.
We’ve included a few of the many soccer players who tweeted about the news, including futbol player at heart Chad Ochocinco.
Included in his legacy, Seau has a La Mesa, CA, sports complex in his name that hosts soccer events and tournaments.
He was 43.
— Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) May 2, 2012
My prayers and condolences to the family of one of the NFL’s greatest linebackers to ever play the game.. Junior Seau.. R.I.P — Chad Ochocinco (@ochocinco) May 2, 2012
Sad sad day re: Junior Seau. Was my neighbor and had many dinners and chats about sports and life. Don’t know what else to say but sorry!
— Taylor Twellman (@TaylorTwellman) May 2, 2012