Millwall and Montenegro Goalkeeper Matija Sarkic Dies at 26

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Millwall and Montenegro Goalkeeper Matija Sarkic Dies at 26

Millwall Football Club has announced the tragic passing of their goalkeeper, Matija Sarkic, at the age of 26. Sarkic reportedly fell ill at an apartment in Budva, Montenegro, early this morning.

In a heartfelt statement, the Championship side expressed their grief: “The club is completely devastated to announce the death of Matija Sarkic, who made 33 appearances for the Lions since he joined from Wolverhampton Wanderers in August last year. A Montenegro international, Matija proudly represented his country on numerous occasions. Everyone at the club sends their love and condolences to Matija’s family and friends at this immensely sad time.”

Millwall And Montenegro Goalkeeper Matija Sarkic Dies At 26

Sarkic, who had been a crucial part of Millwall’s squad, last played just 10 days ago in a friendly match against Belgium for Montenegro. His international career saw him earn eight caps, showcasing his skills and dedication on the field.

Before his tenure at Millwall, Sarkic’s career in English football included stints with Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Stoke City, and Wigan. His performances were widely respected, and his presence on the pitch will be sorely missed by teammates and fans alike.

The football community is mourning the loss of a talented and promising player whose career and life were cut tragically short. Tributes have been pouring in from clubs, players, and fans, highlighting Sarkic’s impact both on and off the field.

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