Amsterdam: two persons on scooter shoot football player
The football player was driving a car and tried to get away from the chase.
Footballer Calvin Maynard, 32, was shot and killed while driving his car iIn the Netherlands. Two people approached his car on a scooter and fired at the athlete. Maynard tried to escape, but did not managed to – his car crashed into the building of the fire service, the BBC reports.
The murder was committed in Amsterdam. The criminals managed to escape before the arrival of the police. Firefighters tried to help the injured footballer, but he died.
In 2013-2014, Maynard played for the Belgian Antwerp; he also played for the British Burton Albion and other football clubs. Last season, he played with the Dutch team Alfens Boys.