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Former Barca Forward Dies After Car Crash

Former Barcelona forward Maxi Rolon has died at the age of 26 after being involved in a car crash in Rosario, Argentina. The winger featured for Barcelona’s youth academy between 2010 and 2016.

 

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The accident took place when the vehicle Rolon was travelling in lost control and ended up crashing into a tree. Rolon and his brother, Ariel, 30, died upon impact.

 

Maxi Rolon - Barcelona

 

Barcelona released an official statement on their Twitter page to confirm the death of their former player.

 

Maxi Rolón - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia

 

“We are dismayed by the death of Maxi Rolon (1995), a FC Barcelona youth football player from 2010 to 2016. We express our deepest condolences and send full support to his family. Rest in peace,” Barcelona tweeted.

 

Ex-Barcelona 'B' and Argentina star Maxi Rolon dies in a car crash at the  age of 27 | Daily Mail Online

 

Rolon joined Barcelona’s academy at the age of 10 and remained at the club until January 2016, when he terminated his contract. The left winger played in all of the Blaugrana’s age groups before reaching Barcelona B, and his best moment at the club came when he won the league and the UEFA Youth League with the under-19s.

 

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