Tuesday March 6 2018
Confirmed: Astori died of cardiac arrest

Davide Astori’s autopsy has confirmed that the former Fiorentina captain died of cardiac arrest, as first suspected.

According to reports in the Italian Press, the post-mortem discovered there was “no particular motivation” for Astori’s “sudden and unexpected” death.

It is explained that the ex-Cagliari defender’s heart “progressively slowed down, until finally stopping.”

His body is now being prepared for Thursday’s funeral, which will be held at the Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence.