The footballer from Honduras, Oscar was killed on Sunday outside one of the bars located in the coastal area. The cause of his murder still remains undiscovered.
The passing was officially confirmed by his team, Club Deportivo Vida’s twitter account. They wrote that they regretted the death of their goalkeeper who tragically died on Sunday early morning and also conveyed condolences to the relatives. The National Federation Automation of Football of Honduras is mourning on the death of the goalkeeper.
Apparently, the 27-year old goalkeeper, born in La Ceiba was killed outside a bar alongside a friend following an altercation according to Honduran news channel Mismo, it also said reportedly shot by a stranger who took triggered an open fire and off on a motorcycle. An urgent investigation of the murder has been ordered and begun by Honduras’ national police force. Zelaya is known to be in the eye of the Deportivo, who is eighth in the Honduran top flight. Zelaya has played for a number of clubs in the Honduran league such as Victoria, Villanueva, Arsenal de Roata, and was also present for Vida’s recent game against Olimpia where they gathered a 1-0 victory but he was on the bench for the game. He has played a total of two matches in 2018-19 period with no goals.
Honduras, a country in Central America is known for worst murder rates in the world and several unsolved crimes and the club’s fans hope that this case might not stay such way. Nevertheless, this incident is not justified and is a big setback for the country. This incident has moved the football world greatly and it will take a lot of time to sink in such acts.