Brazilian footballer Johnson Kendrick Costa shot dead in attempted robbery in Brazil

Brazilian footballer Johnson Kendrick Costa shot dead in attempted robbery in Brazil

- Brazilian football star Johnson Kendrick Costa has been shot dead

- He was killed by an unknown motorcyclist who wanted to rob him

- The deceased who play in Qatar was home in Brazil to enjoy his holiday

A Brazilian footballer Johnson Kendrick Costa who was enjoying his holiday in Brazil has tragically been shot in the face and died immediately.

NAIJ.com understands that Johnson Kendrick Costa was just 24 when he died after being shot in the face in Guaruja, a city within Sao Paulo.

According to the report, the player was reportedly shot dead by a passing by motorcyclist who attempted to rob him.

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Tragic! Top Brazilian superstar shot dead in robbery (photo)

Johnson Kendrick Costa (photo- AMK)

He was said to have fought back during the attack before he was later rushed to the hospital, but the injuries were to severe.

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Meanwhile police are now searching for the killer of Kendrick who was a forward playing for Al-Gharafa in Qatar and was holidaying in his native Brazil.

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Source: Sports.naij.com

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