Shocking news came from China last night, as former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote was announced dead.

 

The 30-year old died after collapsing in training. 

He was most famously known for scoring Newcastle United’s fourth goal in a 4-4 draw against Arsenal, after having been down 4-0 at halftime.

 

Tributes for the Ivorian poured onto social media from former teammates and coaches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our thoughts and prayers are with Cheick’s family and friends.

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Football world mourns the loss of Cheick Tiote

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