News – UK – Man Utd’s Amad tops honors as former Atalanta teammate dies aged 21

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Manchester United winger Amad Diallo has paid tribute to former Atalanta teammate and colleague Ivorian Willy Braciano Ta Bi, who has passed away after a death in the fight against cancer

Atalanta midfielder Willy Braciano Ta Bi has died at the age of 21, the Italian club has confirmed

“President Antonio Percassi and the entire Atalanta family are deeply saddened by the untimely death of Willy Braciano Ta Bi,” the statement reads

“A cruel fate prematurely interrupted a dream that began in January 2019 with the Nerazzurri jersey

“It took him a few months to play a leading role in the Primavera and bring the Scudetto back to Bergamo, but above all to leave a great memory of himself”

Ta Bi came to Atalanta in 2019 from ASEC Mimosa – the most successful club in his native Ivory Coast – and helped the youth team to Primavera 1 this year

And the 18-year-old, who moved to Manchester United in January, paid tribute to Ta Bi after the sad news of his death

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Amad wrote on his Instagram story: “Rest in peace, Willy Braciano Ta Bi Forever in our hearts” He also posted a picture of them hugging and wrote: “Now sleep in peace, friend”

Ta Bi was a youth captain of the Ivory Coast and represented his country at the 2017 Francophone Games

He was warned of a great future Koaci claimed he was “Ivorian football’s great hope”

His last game for Atalanta was in June 2019, when he helped Bergamo-based club beat Inter Milan in the Primavera 1 final after scoring three goals and one assist in competition

Ta Bi also traveled to the FIFA U17 World Cup 2013 with Ivory Coast when he was only 13, although he was not there

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