He was only 25 years old. The Major League Soccer club said Thursday the organization is devastated by the news.The London-born midfielder was, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, involved in a tragic incident near Miami Marine Stadium.
Walkes received medical attention at the scene and was transferred to hospital although has sadly lost his life.
Charlotte FC owner David Tepper has said in a statement on the club’s official website: “Everyone at Tepper Sports & Entertainment is devastated by the tragic passing of Anton Walkes. He was a tremendous son, father, partner and teammate whose joyous approach to life touched everyone he met.