Reports from Brazil
say Danilo Feliciano de Moraes, Cafu’s eldest son, complained of feeling unwell and was rushed to the Albert Einstein Hospital the place he later died.
A number of outstanding soccer golf equipment have taken to social media to specific their condolences to Cafu, 39, who represented his nation a document 142 occasions over a 16-year profession.
Sao Paulo – – Cafu’s boyhood membership – – wrote on Twitter
: “Sao Paulo Futebol Clube deeply regrets the demise of Danilo, son of Cafu. The membership sympathises and desires the tricolor idol, household and mates quite a lot of energy.”
AC Milan additionally expressed its help for Cafu, who ran out 119 occasions for the Rossoneri, successful six titles together with the 2007 Champions League.
“It is with a tragic hear that we provide our deepest condolences to his household at this saddest of occasions,” the Italian giant tweeted
, Real Madrid
and European soccer’s governing physique UEFA
have additionally tweeted their condolences.
The information of Danilo’s passing was confirmed by Cafu’s long-time good friend and Brazilian teammate Paulo Sergio, in accordance the Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte
Cafu is extensively considered one of many sport’s greatest ever right-backs. He lifted 20 trophies with 5 totally different golf equipment. As well as his World Cup triumphs in 1994 and 2002, Cafu gained two Copa Americas — in 1997 and 1999 — and the 1997 Confederations Cup. He’s working with FIFA as an envoy for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.