Former Spanish striker Arsenal and Jose Jose Reyes drove at over 135 km / h when his automobile crashed, confirmed the Spanish police.
Reyes' funeral occurred Monday in his dwelling city of Utrera, following Saturday's deadly accident.
This 35-year-old man was registered on the time of his demise with the Segunda division, Extremadura, after signing a short-term contract at the start of the yr.
Tribute applicable to a legend that has marked the lives of many individuals. # ReyesLeyenda pic.twitter.com/cjdajIQ4fp
– Sevilla FC (@SevillaFC_ENG) June 2, 2019
A press release from the previous membership of Seville asserting the demise of Reyes mentioned that his cousin, Jonathan Reyes, had additionally died within the crash of the A-376.
The Guardia Civil on Tuesday confirmed to the Press Affiliation that an investigation into the incident was persevering with, with the "primary trigger" nonetheless not resolved as sole trigger . They claimed that the previous man of Arsenal was the driving force of the automobile.
"The utmost pace allowed within the area is 120 km / h. We are able to affirm that (the pace of the car) was the principle reason behind the accident, "mentioned a spokesman for the Guardia Civil.
"Our investigation stays open, we have no idea if there are different causes of the accident. However for now, we will affirm that the principle (trigger) was the pace, it exceeded 220 km / h. "
Reyes received the final of 5 Europa League titles when Sevilla defeated Liverpool in 2016, though he didn’t play attributable to damage (David Davies / PA)
On the funeral of Reyes, his coffin was draped with the flag of Seville, the place the striker climbed the ladder earlier than returning in 2012 to win three Europa League titles beneath Arsenal's present boss, Unai Emery.
Emery and former Gunners director, Arsene Wenger, have been amongst those that paid tribute, as have been their teammates and different gamers.
The ultimate of the Saturday's Champions League between Liverpool and Tottenham, hosted by one other former Reyes membership, Atletico Madrid, was preceded by a interval of reflection after the information earlier within the day.
Tributes have been paid to Reyes within the Champions League ultimate (Peter Byrne / PA)
Caped 21 occasions by Spain, Reyes left Sevilla for Arsenal in January 2004 and was a part of the 'Invincibles' crew which has been undefeated this season to win the Premier League.
He additionally received the 2005 England Cup regardless of his expulsion within the ultimate in opposition to Manchester United, earlier than a mortgage to Actual Madrid noticed the day when Reyes received the LaLiga title.
Two victories within the Europa League adopted after a everlasting transfer to Atleti, and his return to Seville in 2012 allowed him to carry the trophy three extra occasions.