Video: Wife of Christian Atsu cries uncontrollable as he was finally laid to rest

It was a solemn funeral rite as many Ghanaians bid farewell to the late Christian Atsu.

His wife, Marie-Claire Rupio and the three children were also present in the country to pay their respect.

Christian Atsu’s wife, Marie-Claire Rupio could not help it as she broke down in tears whilst reading the tribute to her late husband.

Christian Atsu

She only read the first line and was aided by the twin sister of Atsu to complete the tribute reading.

The final burial and funeral services drew high-profile personalities to the State House in Accra. Family, friends and ex-footballers paid their final respect to the player as well.

Christian Atsu dies under rubble in Turkey

Atsu tragically died following the devastating earthquake which hit Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023. It claimed the lives of over 50,000 people.

The former Ghana international was trapped under rubble for 12 days before his lifeless body was found.

Atsu played for several clubs in Europe, including Chelsea, Newcastle United and AFC Bournemouth.

His last club was Hatayspor in Turkey. He played a key role in their win over Kasimpasa on February 5 before his death.

Paintsil breaks down in tears at Atsu’s funeral

Former Fulham and West Ham defender, John Paintsil also broke down in tears after arriving at the State House for Christian Atsu’s funeral.

Paintsil was former teammates with the late winger at the national team. Hence his  emotions when Atsu’s lifeless body was laid in state.

Ghanaians have  really showed immensed love for the late Atsu and Family after his death. They were left in a state of shock when his lifeless body was recovered from the rubble of his collapsed apartment.

Adebayor arrives at Atsu’s funeral

Former Togolese and Real Madrid forward, Emmanuel Adebayor also was in Accra for the final funeral of late Christian Atsu.

Adebayor was friends with the late footballer before his unfortunate passing last month.

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