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Danish Police Investigating Death Of Irish Supporter In Copenhagen

Danish Police Investigating Death Of Irish Supporter In Copenhagen
By Balls Team Updated

Danish police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old Irishman in Copenhagen.

According to RTÉ, the man was discovered in Copenhagen's harbour at 10:30am on Sunday morning.

Police say that there were no suspicious circumstances involved in his death.

The man was in the city ahead of Ireland's final game of the Nations League against Denmark in Aarhus tonight.

"The Football Association of Ireland is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a Republic of Ireland supporter in Denmark," reads a statement from the FAI on the matter.

"The FAI has expressed its condolences to the family of the supporter, who passed away in Copenhagen, ahead of the UEFA Nations League game between Denmark and Ireland.

"An official request has been submitted to UEFA, by the FAI, to hold a minute's silence before kick-off in tonight's game in Aarhus.

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"The Ireland players will wear black armbands in respect of the supporter.

"The FAI continues to work with An Garda Síochána and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the matter."

Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

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