All Serie A football matches postponed after Astori’s death

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Rome, March 4 (IANS) All Serie A matches scheduled for Sunday have been postponed following the death of Fiorentina’s captain David Astori, the Italian football league announced.

Astori, age 31, died in a hotel room in the northern Italian city of Udine on Sunday, where Fiorentina had been holding its camp ahead of a league match against Udinese, reports Efe.

“All the fixtures scheduled for today are postponed as a sign of mourning. Farewell Astori,” Serie A tweeted.

Astori joined the Milan youth academy and played for Cagliari and Roma before moving on loan to Fiorentina, later signing a long-term contract in 2016.

–IANS

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