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Marcus Rashford today addressed tributes to a teenage YouTube star and Manchester United superfan who died after a seven-hour heart operation.
17-year-old Alex Dragomir, known as Sir Kipsta, vlogged his reaction to soccer games on his YouTube channel and then used his platform to talk about his time in the hospital.
His sister confirmed today that Alex had passed away following his operation on Thursday.
Posting on her Twitter account, @KipstaUnited, she wrote: ‘As you all already know, my brother passed away today.
How old was Sir Kipsta?
He was 17 year old.
He had a very tough operation that lasted seven hours, but his heart couldn’t take it anymore, he was too weak to survive.
‘Heaven won another angel, he was my rock, my everything. RIP Alex.
‘Many thanks to those who supported Alex during his trip to the hospital. You all have been so amazing! They all kept it going, gave it the energy to carry on!
She said all the messages of support “held their heads up high.”
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Among those who expressed their condolences was English soccer star Rashford.
A week before he died, Alex shared a photo of himself in the hospital reading Rashford’s new book ‘You Are a Champion: How to Be the Best You Can Be’.
He said, ‘My boy. I hope this book brought you at least a little fun in the end. What an absolute superstar, he fought to the end.
“I was always grateful for your support.”
Sharing Rashford’s message, Susanna Reid said: ‘This breaks my heart.’
Alex started his YouTube channel to share his reaction to Manchester United games and then went on to post videos about his time in the hospital.
The teenager was awaiting an urgent heart transplant after suffering from heart failure that had recently deteriorated rapidly.
The teenager (above) was awaiting an urgent heart transplant after recently suffering from rapidly deteriorating heart failure.
Just hours before his family announced his death, Alex tweeted, “If it doesn’t work out, it’s been a great time folks, thank you for everything you’ve done for me.”
His former school, Cockshut Hill School, in Birmingham added: “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult and sad time.”
Hundreds of people paid tribute to Alex, trending ‘RIP Alex’ on Friday morning.