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Enke's suicide changed little: sports academic

Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke's tragic suicide has changed little in "brutal" professional football, a leading sports philosophy professor said, ahead of the anniversary of his death on Wednesday.

As first-choice goalkeeper, Enke had been set to travel to South Africa with the German national side to play in June's World Cup, but he committed suicide on November 10, 2009 by throwing himself under a commuter train.

He was just 32.

His widow Teresa held a press conference less than 24 hours after her husband's death to explain he had been suffering from bouts of depression since 2003.

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Messishow4251d ago

This is a poor story thats not easy to understand. But being a superstar cant be easy all the time. And for sure, money dont solve everything.

GJ234251d ago

Great goalkeeper R.I.P

kulka4250d ago

very sad players are critiscised so often these days some just cant take it