Columbus Crew midfielder Kirk Urso passes away

tribalfootball.com August 6, 2012, 5:05 pm

Columbus Crew midfielder Kirk Urso has died at the age of 22, the Major League Soccer club have announced.

No details were given about Urso's death in a short statement on the club's official website.

"The Columbus Crew has learned that midfielder Kirk Urso has passed away on Saturday night," read the statement on thecrew.com.

"While the circumstances of Urso's passing are still being determined, no further comments will be made at this time.

"The thoughts and prayers of the entire Columbus Crew and Hunt Sports Group are with the Urso family in this time of need."

Urso signed for Columbus in March this year after being selected in the first round of the MLS Supplemental Draft.

He had made six appearances for the club, but had been sidelined since April after undergoing surgery for tendonitis.

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  1. Jermaine01:12pm Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    REST IN PEACE

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  2. Jermaine01:12pm Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    REST IN PEACE

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  3. David12:25pm Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    :o( good soccer player with so much potential... so young!

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  4. Joyanna10:52am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    My condolences to the family and team.Too young, great athelete, and I'm sure loved by family and friends.I pray that your GOD be with you all now for strength and comfort during this time of grieving.May GOD BLESS YOU ALL NOW!!

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  5. Itsallaboutme10:14am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Pamela, you posted the same thing twice. Didn't you see the message that says to be patient and do not repost? BTW, what's a condolence? I thought they came in bunches....like candy and flowers. LOL

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  6. David09:58am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Rest In Peace Kirk. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the Urso Family and the Columbus Crew family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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  7. Pamela08:00am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    My deepest condonlence goes to the family and team. Is it that the surgery did not when well?

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  8. Larissa07:54am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    What is it with all these athletes just dropping dead lately/

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  9. King07:43am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Sad news...far too young. :-(

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  10. Pamela07:41am Tuesday 07th August 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    My condolence goes out to his family and team . Gone too soon.

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