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Michael Ballack Biography
Who was Michael Ballack ?
Michael Ballack is a German former professional footballer. He is among the top goal scorers in the history of the German national team. Ballack wore the number 13 shirt for every team he has played for, except from 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Wikipedia
The 18-year-old was involved in the accident around 2 a.m. Thursday at the Villas do Mar family estate, near the city of Troia, which is south of the capital Lisbon.
Police said the teen had been traveling on uneven terrain when the bike rolled backwards and fell on top of him. Firefighters had to remove him from the wreck before medics tried to revive him, but his efforts were in vain and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
‘The accident happened at the family home. The quad was not on a public road and his was the only vehicle involved, ” an official told the Portuguese media.
However, the respected Portuguese daily Jornal de Noticias reported that Emilio was leaving the property on his quad when he had his fatal accident.
It is believed that he lost control of the vehicle during the maneuver to leave the family villa and ended up on a public road with the quad on top after falling, the newspaper reported. It is said that his grandmother raised the alarm.
The body of the adolescent has been transferred to the Institute of Legal Medicine of the city of Santiago de Cacém for an autopsy. Ballack has not yet made any official comment.
Emilio was half of Ballack’s three children: he was born in 2002 to his then-girlfriend Simone Lambe, whom Ballack would marry in 2008 but divorce in 2012. The eldest son, Louis, was born in 2001 and the youngest, Jordi, in 2005.
How old was Michael Ballack ?
September 26, 1976 (age 44 years), Görlitz, Germany
Louis Ballack, Jordi Ballack, Emilio Ballack
Emilio Ballack, the teenage son of former Germany and Chelsea footballer Michael Ballack, died after being crushed by a quad bike near the family’s vacation home in Portugal.
Emilio Ballack, son of former Germany, Chelsea and Bayern Munich midfielder Michael Ballack, has passed away.
The 18-year-old was killed in a quad bike incident at the Troia holiday destination, south of Lisbon, early Thursday morning.
Firefighters and police rushed to the incident, but he died at the scene with psychologists also available to support the family.
Portuguese media reports said the teenager had been traveling on uneven terrain near the Ballack family home, when the bicycle rolled backwards and fell on top of him.
Early detection turned out to be lucky for the 44-year-old man, and the tumor was removed before laboratory tests cleared Ballack of any fears that the growth was cancerous.
Jorge Santos, spokesman for the GNR police force in the city of Setúbal, confirmed: “An 18-year-old man has died after an accident on private property in Troia.
‘We received an alert shortly after 2 a. M. This morning / yesterday morning (THURSDAY).
I am not at liberty to go into details about the identity of the deceased.
“I can confirm that he was alone in the vehicle in which he had his accident.”
He added: ‘The accident occurred on a property in an urbanization called Vilas do Mar in Troia.
“The incident is now under investigation and there is nothing more we can say.”
Michael Ballack Quicks and Facts
- Emilio Ballack, 18, son of German football legend Michael, has died in a quad bike accident in Portugal
- Teenager was crushed to death while out riding the bike on the family’s holiday estate around 2am Thursday
- Emilio was riding on uneven ground when bike rolled back and landed on him, police told Portuguese media
- Just a week ago, older brother Louis had posted an image of himself on a bike at the villa alongside a caption that read: ‘Quads were flipped… and injuries were common. Worth it!’