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Fresno FC releases statement on the passing of U23 player Moises Martinez

By Fresno FC, 03/26/19, 12:30PM PDT


Moises Martinez, in his Fresno Fuego uniform, walks on the field during a match.

Fresno FC is mourning the passing of Moises Martinez today. Moises was a forward and midfielder for former U23s and Fresno Fuego in the USL League One/PDL. 

The club has released the following statement:

 "Los Zorros lost a member of our family last night. Moises Martinez, who starred at Selma High, West Hills College, Fresno Fuego and our Fresno FC U23s, passed away Monday. He was 25. Moises was a son, brother, friend, teammate, loving fiancé and expecting father when his life was cut short by a tragic turn of events. Moises will always remain in our hearts, leaving behind a legacy in our Central Valley soccer community. Our hearts are with his family at this difficult time, and forever."   

The family has set up a GoFundMe to help offset funeral costs.

Further information about any memorial services or tributes will be released as it becomes available.