According to a new report, Major League Soccer star Anton Walkes perished in a boating accident in South Florida.
According to many sources, Walkes perished in a boat accident. Wales was discovered unconscious at the scene of a two-boat collision near Miami late Wednesday afternoon.
Walkes was reportedly given CPR by Miami Fire and Rescue. He was later declared deceased.
According to MLS, Walkes, 25, was a defender for Charlotte FC. He graduated from Tottenham Hotspur’s academy in 2016 and became a professional soccer player in 2016.
He played 93 games throughout three seasons for MLS at Atlanta United starting in 2017 before being selected by Charlotte in the 2021 MLS Expansion Draft.
News of his death was shared by the official Charlotte FC Twitter account.
We are deeply saddened to share that Anton Walkes has tragically passed away this morning.
May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/8oUcHvWW6g
— Charlotte FC (@CharlotteFC) January 19, 2023