Shawn Kuykendall




Age: 32


Summary: professional soccer player who had played as a midfielder for D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer whose diagnoses of an incurable form of advanced thymus cancer in 2013 rallied the soccer community around him with the phrase "Kuykenstrong".


Cause of Death: Thymic cancer


Born: February 21, 1982


Died: March 12, 2014


Location: Washington, D.C.