R.I.P Goran Bunjevcevic
Tragic news was confirmed on Thursday night by Tottenham Hotspur.
Former defender Goran Bunjevcevic has died aged just 45.
Bunjevcevic spent five years with Tottenham. He joined Spurs from Red Star Belgrade in 2001. Bunjevcevic left White Hart Lane in 2006 when he joined Dutch side ADO Den Haag.
Bunjevcevic won 16 caps for Yugoslavia in his career.
Tottenham & Red Star Belgrade
Both Tottenham and Red Star Belgrade have taken to social media to confirm the shock Bunjevcevic news.
Red Star Belgrade issued a statement outlining how Bunjevcevic passed:
Goran fought bravely for over a month after suffering an aneurysm on May 20 this year, but has today tragically lost the battle.
With great sorrow we have to inform you that former Crvena zvezda captain Goran Bunjevčević has passed away at the age of just 45. Words fail us. This is just too sad. pic.twitter.com/l2H8DOvBDz
— Red Star Belgrade (@RedStarEnglish) June 28, 2018
As for Spurs, they posted the following message:
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Goran Bunjevcevic. The thoughts of everyone at the club are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time.
We would like to take this opportunity to offer our sincere condolences to the family, friends and all of those affected by the loss of former Tottenham Hotspur central defender Goran Bunjevcevic who sadly passed yesterday evening.#THFC #COYS
— Last Word On Spurs🎙 (@LastWordOnSpurs) June 29, 2018
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