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Death Of Cheick Tiote – Twitter Reacts

June 6, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top Stories

Cheick Tiote plying his trade for Cote divoire.

Cheick Tiote plying his trade for Cote d’Ivoire.

Former Côte d’Ivoire and Newcastle United midfielder, Cheick Tiote, died yesterday after collapsing during training with his current team, Beijing Enterprises in China.

The 30-year-old, who won the African Nations Cup in 2015 with his native Côte d’Ivoire, spent seven years in England with Newcastle United before moving to Beijing Enterprise in February.

With the English Premier League attracting millions of followers from across the African continent and with Tiote’s exploits with his National side, the footballer was undoubtedly an Africa hero.

Tributes from around the world have flown in from fellow players and fans alike.

Here are some of the tweets in remembrance of Cheick Tiote:

 

 

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