A 23-year-old French striker has lost his life in an accident in France.
According to reports, Nathael Julan, who last played as a forward for the French club Guingamp, died in a fatal car crash after a training section on Friday, 3th January 2020.
The French Ligue 2 took to social media to announce the death of the young striker with a statement, which reads:
“L’En Avant Guingamp is in mourning,” said the club. “The club had the immense pain to learn this afternoon of the accidental death of its player Nathael Julan.
“On this tragic day, all members of the club join together to express their sad condolences to Nathael’s family.”
L’En Avant Guingamp est en deuil.
Le club a eu l’immense douleur d’apprendre cet après-midi, le décès accidentel de son joueur Nathael Julan.
En ce jour tragique, tous les membres du club s’associent pour adresser leurs condoléances attristées à la famille de Nathael. pic.twitter.com/BTZmciC9Gd— En Avant Guingamp (@EAGuingamp) January 3, 2020
The club didn’t disclosed details concerning the death as they only revealed he died in a car accident after a training session.
Nathael Julan was raised at Le Havre, a community in France where he reportedly made his professional debut in Ligue 2 in year 2015. It was learnt that he made 42 appearances for Le Havre, scoring 9 goals, before joining Guingamp in January 2018 when they were in Ligue 1.
Julan was later loaned to Valenciennes in January 2019 and returned to Guingamp in June, before they were relegated to French Ligue 2 last season.