NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – JANUARY 01: Christian Atsu of Newcastle United arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James Park on January 01, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
Social media users are paying glowing tribute to Ghanaian international Christian Atsu who died from the devastating quake that struck Turkey.
Singer Patoraking is one of many who tweeted their tributes saying ‘Goodbye, my friend.’
Others tweeted, ‘Rest in Peace’, ‘Fare Thee Well, Christian Atsu’ and many others are some of the comments from fans across the nation and football fraternity as the final funeral rites are underway at the forecourt of the State House in Accra.
President Akufo-Addo, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, former President John Mahama and other dignitaries have since paid their filed past the remains of the former Black Stars players.
Thousands of mourners and well-wishers from Ghana and abroad have also paid their respect to Christian Atsu.
Read some of the tributes below:
Christian Atsu 🕊 Goodbye my friend. pic.twitter.com/a1MyKdAgVf
— PATORANKING (@patorankingfire) March 4, 2023
Rest well Christian Atsu 🙏 pic.twitter.com/liioFQfSAI
— Ara Maestro 🇬🇭🐬 (@_MukadasMaestro) March 17, 2023
Still can’t believe Christian Atsu is actually dead, rest in peace young king.🕊️ pic.twitter.com/YxL3ctNHpD
— Kobby Founda🇬🇭 (@Founda__) March 17, 2023
Christian Atsu finally goes home today. Rest in peace champ 🕊️. pic.twitter.com/9GZfj4XdWw
— Ivan 🇦🇷🇬🇭🧍🏿 (@Mrbelgium1) March 17, 2023
Fare thee well Christian Atsu 🕊️ pic.twitter.com/rAkS0diQAQ
— KOFI ELYON (@kofielyon) March 17, 2023
Riches may not be certainty but death is inevitable. May the soul of Christian Atsu rest peacefully. Well done Emmanuel Adebayo👍
— Royal 👑 Priesthood (@ayobakennydele) March 17, 2023
Christian Atsu goes home today. Rest Well Legend
— Kiki (@abotr3y3) March 17, 2023
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