Former Paris Saint-Germain footballer and French defender, Jordan Diakiese has died at the age of 24.
Diakiese’s current club, French amateur outfit A.S. Furiani Agliani announced the news in a post on social media on Friday morning.
It is believed he died in Paris on Thursday afternoon, however the cause of death is unknown.
Diakiese attended the academy at PSG and made several appearances in the UEFA Youth League during the 2013/14 season, though he never made a senior appearance for the club. He also represented France at youth level.
The defender was released by the Ligue 1 giants in 2015 before appearing for Chaux-de-Fonds, NK Rudes and finally AS Furiani Agliani, a side in the amateur French leagues.
The clubs statement read: “Our club is in mourning today. It’s with deep and immense sadness that we’ve learnt of the death of our player Jordan D, 24, yesterday afternoon in Paris.
“After arriving last July, this amazing kid was a winner both on the pitch and beyond. Always smiling, discreet, hard-working, he settled in very quickly.
“The whole Furianinca family is reeling from the news. The staff, Jordan’s teammates, as well as all the directors and volunteers have been hit hard.
“Our thoughts are, first and foremost with his family, friends and loved-ones. Rest in peace, Jordan. You’ll always be a Furianincu lion.”