Ahed Zaqout

 

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: Palestinian legendary football (soccer) midfield player who had captained the junior national side and was best remembered for taking the pitch for the full Palestine national team in a 1994  friendly match against a French all-star team that included current UEFA president Michel Platini (who played on the French side), but who had recently been working as a coach and also hosted a sports programme on national Palestinian television in Gaza.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in an Israeli missile bombing

 

Born: 1965?

 

Died: July 30, 2014

 

Location: Gaza City, Palestine