Noah Gesser: 16-year-old Ajax player dies in car crash

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In a statement released on Saturday, Ajax said Gesser and his brother were killed in the crash.

“This afternoon, during the Ajax 1 and Young Ajax exhibition games, there will be special attention for this horrible news,” the club said.

“There will be a minute of silence before the start of the matches and Ajax players will wear armbands in mourning for Gesser’s death. In addition, flags will be half-masted at the Toekomst sports complex.

“Ajax are deeply moved by this tragic event. The club wish those close to Gesser strength in the times to come to cope with this immeasurable loss.”

Gesser was born on February 27, 2005 in IJsselstein, the Netherlands.

Gesser, a forward, joined Ajax from the Alphense Boys, after stints at Almere City and VVIJ. He has been playing for the Dutch giants since 2018.

This season he was preparing to play for Ajax’s Under-17 team.

Spanish giants Real Madrid have expressed their condolences on Twitter.

“Real Madrid CF, its president and board of directors deeply deplore the death of Ajax academy player Noah Gesser,” he added. noted.
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“Real Madrid wish to express their condolences to their family and loved ones, their team-mates and their club.”

Former Bayern Munich and Germany defender Jérôme Boateng also paid tribute to Gesser on Twitter.

“Sad to hear”, Boateng noted. “Rest in peace Noah Gesser.”



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