Christian Atsu’s wife, Marie-Claire Rupio, has paid a heartfelt tribute to her late husband on Instagram. The former Newcastle United footballer died in a devastating earthquake that struck Turkey in February 2023, leaving his family, friends, and fans in shock and disbelief.
In her Instagram post, Marie-Claire Rupio shared a touching message about her beloved husband. She expressed her grief and sorrow, saying, “A month ago since we laid you to rest – two months ago since we heard your voice the last time.” She also shared a picture of herself and Christian Atsu’s casket being wrapped in the Ghana flag.
Christian Atsu was a talented footballer who had a successful career in the sport. He played for several clubs, including Porto, Vitesse, Everton, Bournemouth, Chelsea, Newcastle United and Hatay Spor. He was also a member of the Ghanaian national team and represented his country in several international tournaments.
Following his tragic death, tributes poured in from around the world, with fans, friends, and fellow footballers expressing their condolences and sharing their memories of the talented player. Many described Christian Atsu as a kind, generous, and humble person, who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
The earthquake that claimed Christian Atsu’s life was a devastating natural disaster that caused widespread destruction and loss of life in the region. It serves as a reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing the time we have with our loved ones.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Marie-Claire Rupio and the rest of Christian Atsu’s family and friends during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.