FIFA President’s tribute to Sumner

FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent his deepest condolences to Steve Sumner’s friends and family on the passing away of the former All Whites captain and New Zealand football legend.

Sumner, who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer in September 2015, passed away this morning aged 61 surrounded by his family Merivale, Christchurch.

“On behalf of the members of the international football community, l should be grateful if you could extend our sincere condolences to his family and Ioved ones.,” said Infantino.

Here is a video message sent as a tribute to the one and only Steve Sumner.

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