Emilio Ballack, the 18-year-old son of former Germany and Chelsea star Michael Ballack, has died after being crushed by a quad-bike near the family’s holiday home in Portugal.
Emilio was involved in the accident in the early hours of Thursday morning, where firefighters tried to rescue Emilio near the Villas do Mar estate.
Portuguese TV channel TVI24 reported that the tragedy happened in Troia, a peninsular off the coast of Setubal just south of Lisbon, close to the house of Ballack.
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Emilio recently posted pictures of his time in Portugal at the weekend, showing pictures of his time at the beach with his family.
The teenager had been spending time at Sublime Beach Club in Alentejo, just days before he passed away.
Details of his accident have not yet been disclosed.
Ballack is widely regarded as one of the best German players of all time and is a Premier League and FA Cup winner with Chelsea.
Ballack joined the Blues in 2006 after making his name at Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich before spending four years at Stamford Bridge.
Ballack made 98 appearances for Germany, scoring 42 goals in the process.
After joining Chelsea for £18million in 2006, Ballack went on to make 167 appearances for the club, scoring 25 goals and registering 24 assists. It was the longest he had spent at a club.Copyright © 2022 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.