The Vfl Wolfsburg youngster was tragically killed in a car accident today.
Players have been taking to social media this evening to pay tribute to Vfl Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda, after the young Belgian international was tragically killed in a car accident on Saturday at the age of just 20.
Chelsea attacking midfielder Thorgan Hazard, who is currently on loan at Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach and has played alongside Malanda for the Belgian youth teams, was amongst the first to pay tribute on Twitter:
Whyyyyy???i love you brooo???? pic.twitter.com/drkt8Nz8cR
— Thorgan Hazard (@HazardThorgan8) January 10, 2015
Everton star Romelu Lukaku, who will also have known Malanda from the national set up, also paid tribute:
Junior pourquoi toi mon frère… Mon frère, Un de mes seuls et unique amis.. J'arrive pas a croire que… http://t.co/qPPjTWvay4
— R.Lukaku Bolingoli10 (@RomeluLukaku9) January 10, 2015