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Tragedy: Josip Simunic’s Daughter Passes Away

Former international Josip Simunic (HNS)

Condolences have been flooding in for former Croatian football international Josip Simunic and his wife Christina with the news that their young daughter has passed away.

Luciana Simunic (3) passed away on Easter Sunday at the Zagreb Clinic for Infectious Diseases after a short illness.

The funeral was held on Thursday in the Croatian capital.

“The Croatian football federation and the whole football family express their sincere sympathy and support to Josip Simunic and his family.

At Zagreb’s Mirogoj cemetery, many members of the football family – including management and workers from HNS, former and current internationals and coaches of the Croatian National Team, and many others were in attendance for the final farewell,” the Croatian football federation said in a statement.


Deepest condolences to Josip and his family.

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