was on vacation in Mallorca with his wife and two children.
The incident is documented in a video that was supposed to be posted on
former Dutch soccer player
died last Thursday while trying to take a dip from a 30-meter-high cliff on the
The tragic accident occurred in the early afternoon before the eyes of his wife and his two children who were in a boat anchored in front of the
The family lived in the town of Santa Ponsam, near Magaluf.
was recording on her phone, likely to post on social media, when
crashed violently into the rock face before falling into the water.
In the images you can see the man, who was
31 years old,
at the top of the cliff, but he is not able to give himself the necessary impulse to
the rock wall.
The lifeless body was recovered by divers from the Coast Guard: according to the results of the autopsy ordered by the local justice, the
drowned and not from the injuries sustained after the impact with the rocks.
would have fallen into the water semi-conscious, which prevented him from swimming to save himself.
The Dutch club Lamrabatte had played for also weighed in on the sad episode, expressing its condolences to the family in a tweet: “
has received the sad news that
has tragically passed away.
He wore the club colors during the 2010/2011 season, when he was part of the U23 team that won the U23 Cup that season.
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