Lazio 'shocked and in pain' after death of youngster Daniel Guerini

Lazio ‘incredulous, shocked and in pain’ following the tragic death of promising 19-year-old midfielder Daniel Guerini in a car accident

  • Daniel Guerini was killed in a car crash at around 8pm on Wednesday evening
  • Lazio youngster’s passing has sent shockwaves through the Serie A side
  • He was a promising midfielder who had played for Italy at Under-16 level 

Lazio are mourning the tragic death of youth player Daniel Guerini at the age of just 19 after he was killed in a car crash. 

The youngster was involved in an accident along with two friends and both of them remain in critical condition in hospital. 

The crash took place at around 8:00pm on Wednesday and the vehicle collided with a Mercedes Class A driven by a 68-year-old man. 

Lazio youth player Daniel Guerini was tragically killed in a car crash on Wednesday

There has been an outpouring of emotion from Lazio, who announced the news on their social media page. 

The tweet read: ‘Still incredulous and shocked by pain, the President, the men and women of the Lazio Sports Club gather around the family of the young Daniel Guerini.’

Guerini had spent loan spells at Torino and Fiorentina, with the latter club also adding: ‘We are shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death of Lazio youngster Daniel Guerini, a member of the Fiorentina youth academy in 2018/19 and 2019/20. 

‘The thoughts of President Commisso and everyone at the club are with the Guerini family at this extremely difficult time.’  

Guerini was a promising midfielder and his loss has been keenly felt by those at Lazio

Guerini began his career in Lazio’s academy before joining Torino on a free transfer in 2016. He then played for Fiorentina’s youth side and went on loan to SPAL last season. 

He returned to Lazio in January on a three-year deal and had previously impressed for the Italy age grade sides, representing the Under-15s and Under-16s. 

Guerini celebrated his 19th birthday on Sunday and his loss has been severely felt at his former clubs. 

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