Morecambe FC has lost one of his defender, Christian Mbulu was just 23 years old
Statement from Morecambe reads
Everyone at Morecambe FC is deeply saddened to learn of Christian’s death and would like to extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends at this very sad time.
“He was only 23 and the news of his sudden and untimely passing has been a shock to us all. Christian came to the club in January and proved to be an extremely popular member of the squad.
“His loss will be painfully felt by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. The club would ask everyone to respect Christian’s family’s privacy at this sad time.”
The cause of his death was not made known
The English professional footballer who started his career with non-league Brentwood also had times with Millwall and Motherwell before joining Morecambe following his release from Crewe in January.
Jim McMahon chairman of Motherwell also expressed his shock on Mbulu’s death.