Football tragedy: German keeper dies

Updated: 11 November 2009 15:44 IST

Germany's national goalkeeper Robert Enke has died after being hit by a train in an apparent suicide

Germany's national goalkeeper Robert Enke has died after being hit by a train in an apparent suicide. The 32 year old was fatally injured at a level crossing northwest of Hannover. Enke played 8 times for Germany, he was in fact in pole position for the number one jersey at next year's World Cup in South Africa. His daughter Lara died in 2006 of a rare heart condition when she was just 2. He leaves behind a wife and an 8 month-old daughter which the couple had adopted in May.

Topics : Football Bayern Munchen
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