European football governing body UEFA have announced a minutes's silence will be observed for Jose Antonio Reyes before the Champions League final tonight.
Reyes, who was 35, was part of Arsenal's squad that won the Premier League in 2004 without losing a single match.
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin said: “UEFA and European football are deeply saddened by the terrible news that José Antonio Reyes has passed away today and I would like to express my sincerest condolences to his family and loved ones for their loss.
“He had a glittering career and won numerous honours wherever he played and I am shocked and saddened that his life has been so tragically cut short.”
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) also confirmed there would be a minute's silence held before all official Spanish league games this weekend.
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