Friends Take Casket Of 16-Year-Old Footballer, Alexander, Who Was Murdered By Mexican Police To A Soccer Match And Let Him Score One Last Goal (Video)

A 16-year-old footballer’s friends have paid their last respect to the dead by taking his casket to the soccer field, where he was allowed to score one last goal before his funeral.

Alexander Martínez Gómez was murdered by Mexican police last week, when he left his house with three friends to buy a soda.

Last Thursday, being June 11, he was buried after a funeral in the hamlet of Vicente Camalote on the pitch where he had honed his skills.

His teammates honoured him by helping him to score a final goal. A team-mate passed the ball toward Chander’s coffin and it deflected into the net.

The team of teenagers then piled onto the coffin and hugged it as the crowd cheered. After the applause died down, they remained there, sobbing.

Watch the video below:

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Ukamaka Doris, a graduate of Mass Communication, from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has a flair in writing and news reporting which led her into blogging. Previously, Ukamaka Doris has worked as an editor at and presenter at Unizik FM, 94.1, Awka. Ukamaka Doris can be contacted via phone call at 08167016206

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