Former soccer player Nicolas Schindelholz dies of cancer at the age of 34

The former soccer player Nicholas Schindelholz He has died of lung cancer at the age of 34. On September 18, the defender lost his life after failing to defeat the disease with which he had been fighting since 2020. This was reported by his former team through social networks.

With some heartfelt words, his last club said goodbye to Schindelholz. It has not been the only tribute received, also other teams in which he played as FC Basel He wanted to pay tribute to the player and share the pain of his family and friends.

“Our former captain of the under-21 he succumbed to cancer at the age of 34. The entire club is shocked by this news and sends its deepest condolences to the family. Rest in peace, Nico,” read the statement from the club where FC Basel was formed.

“Our former central defender Nicolas Schindelholz died of cancer at the age of 34. FC Aarau expresses its deepest condolences to the families and wishes them much strength during this difficult time,” said el Aarau.

“We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Nicolas Schindelholz. Nicolás was with us at the club from 2009 to 2017 and we were able to live many beautiful moments together. We send our deepest condolences to his family,” Thun said goodbye. , club where the ex-footballer lived for much of his career.

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The lung cancer he suffered from forced him to leave the pitch earlier than expected. After his contract with FC Aarau ended, Schindelholz gave up football practice entirely to focus on trying to overcome his illness. Unfortunately, he couldn’t get over it and he passed away on September 18.

A career marked by injuries

Schindelholz’s career had injuries as the main protagonist. He suffered serious knee problems early in his football career before stabilizing at the top level. The Swiss fully developed all his football in different teams in his country.

Throughout his career he played in the lower categories of FC Basel, standing out in the sub-21, F.C. Thun, Luzern and FC Aarau. He even played in European competition with Thun, adding 180 minutes in the Europa League. He participated in 270 matches as a professional player before his untimely demise.


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