The former Ghana international Junior Agogo, who played for Nottingham Forest ,Bristol Rovers and several other clubs has died at the age of 40.
Agogo, started his football career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals, he was the poster boy for the 2008 African Cup of Nations, a tournament he performed very well.
He suffered a stroke attack in 2017 and hard difficulties speaking afterwards.
His former clubs have sent in tributes across their social media handles.
Rest in peace, Junior ❤️
#NFFC are saddened to learn that former striker Junior Agogo has passed away.
The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Junior’s family and friends at this sad time. pic.twitter.com/0t8wlpnEW1
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) August 22, 2019
Sheffield Wednesday are saddened to learn of the passing of our former player Junior Agogo.
Our thoughts are with Junior's family and friends at this very difficult time. RIP pic.twitter.com/4AHHSuPw8M
— Sheffield Wednesday (@swfc) August 22, 2019