Son of former Brazil captain and two-time World Cup winner Cafu has passed away following a suspected heart attack at age 30. Danilo Feliciano de Moraes, the oldest child of Cafu, fell sick while playing soccer with friends close to the family’s house at Sao Paolo, CNN reported.
He was subsequently rushed to the Albert Einstein Hospital, where he passed away.
“Everybody at UEFA wants to send their sincerest condolences to Cafu after the departure of his son, Danilo. The notions of the entire soccer world are with you and your loved ones at this tragic time,” UEFA tweeted.
“Our @officialcafu has dropped his son Danilo. It is with a sad heart we offer our deepest condolences for his loved ones at this saddest of times,” AC Milan tweeted.
Spain’s soccer club Real Madrid also expressed their condolences on the passing from Cafu’s son.
“El Real Madrid C. F. conveys its profound sorrow at the departure of Danilo, the son of Brazilian soccer legend @officialcafu. The team wants to convey its condolences to Cafu along with his loved one’s members and shares in his despair in such tough moments,” Madrid tweeted.
Cafu had cemented his position among the greatest to ever grace the soccer field. He was able to lift 20 decorations with five distinct clubs.
Also, he recorded victory in Copa America in 1997 and 1999.
The 49-year-old Cafu created 142 looks for Brazil, and he’s the most globally restricted Brazilian player of all time.
Concerning national soccer, he’s famous for his stint with groups such as Roma FC, AC Milan, and Sao Paulo.