March 6, 2021

They find the corpse of footballer Florijana Ismaili at the bottom of Lake Como

The Italian Fire Department found Tuesday the corpse of Young Boys Swiss player Florijana Ismaili, I was missing since last Saturday after having an accident while I was swimming in Lake Como.

The body of the Swiss international, 24 years old, was found 204 meters deep in the lake after almost two days of searching and will be rescued in the next few hours, according to local newspapers.

The footballer was found thanks to a machine of the Firemen that can lower until 300 meters of depth and that is operated from the surface.

Ismaili, of Albanian descent and captain of the Young Boys, was on vacation in Lake Como with a friend and had rented a boat. His accident occurred when the two girls were returning to the port, about 100 meters from the ground.

He was international with Switzerland since 2014, and last March he played a friendly match against the Spanish team, in which he scored an own goal.

He competed with the Swiss team at the Canada World Cup 2015, the first for which his country has managed to qualify, although the team did not get the pass for the current championship that is being played in France

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