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A former Paris Saint-Germain Academy football star, Jordan Diakese has been reported dead.
The sad news of his demise was revealed by his current club, AS Furiani Agliani, an amateur football club based in France.
According to the football club on its social media page, the 24 year old Diakese died on Thursday afternoon in the French capital city of Paris. He was described as an ever smiling and endearing person.
The player’s cause of death is yet to be revealed as no cause of death has been established yet. It was also added that he was seen as a second family by the club and will be greatly missed.
The club statement reads: “Our club is in mourning today. It’s with deep and immense sadness that we’ve learnt of the death of our player Jordan D, 24, yesterday afternoon in Paris.
“After arriving last July, this amazing kid was a winner both on the pitch and beyond. Always smiling, discreet, hard-working, he settled in very quickly.
“The whole Furianinca family is reeling from the news. The staff, Jordan’s team mates, as well as all the directors and volunteers have been hit hard.
“Our thoughts are, first and foremost with his family, friends and loved-ones. Rest in peace, Jordan. You’ll always be a Furianincu lion.”
Diakiese started his career at the PSG Youth academy and featured in the 2013/14 season of the Uefa Youth League but was unable to make any appearance for the club’s senior team. Thereafter, he moved to Switzerland where he played for Chaux-de-Fonds and Croatian club, NK Rudes before joining France based Furiani Agliani. He also played for the French national team at youth level.