Paul Merson breaks down on Sky Sports News following death of Ugo Ehiogu

Tragic news

The football world was in shock after the passing of Ugo Ehiogu at only 44 years of age and while the tributes were pouring in for the coach from all fans, the ones who knew him best were obviously hit the hardest.

Paul Merson was on Sky Sports News talking about his former friend, and broke down when speaking about his former playing partner.

People were already upset at the news, but seeing Merson’s reaction really hit hard for some people, with Ehiogu’s age a particular factor.

Tributes pouring in

It wasn’t just Merson who was heartbroken by the tragic passing, as former players and current ones came together to remember a man who was truly considered to be one of the nicest men in the game and someone who inspired young players.