Chelsea’s Willian mourns tragic death of former Shakhtar teammate Maicon Oliveira, who died in a car crash today
‘Rest in Peace, God comfort the whole family, so sad.’
Shakhtar Donetsk striker Maicon tragically died in a car accident this morning, aged just 25.
On loan at Illichivets Mariupol this season, the Brazilian had 1 goal to his name for Shakhtar for 6 league starts.
Having played so little with Shakhtar, Maicon was far from a household name, but Chelsea’s Willian clearly remembered him fondly from his time in Ukraine, and Instagramed the above mournful picture of his former teammate.
A tribute video of Maicon Oliveira’s best career goals can be seen below.
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