Arsenal’s 27-year-old phenomenal talent has recently lost his wife to cancer, three months after their wedding.
Derby County striker Josh Vickers, 27, has lost his wife to cancer just three months after their wedding, prompting him to write an emotional tribute to his’most loving’ spouse.
The 27-year-old, who began his career at Arsenal, has recorded his wife Laura’s lengthy struggle, which has included multiple rounds of chemotherapy, on Instagram.
He revealed the devastating news that she had died in a heartfelt message today, accompanied with a photo from their wedding day.
‘I’ve written and unwritten this so many times, and I still can’t find the perfect words to express, and I’m not sure if I ever will.
‘On Tuesday evening, my wife succumbed to cancer after a long battle….
Laura is the most courageous, brave, and kind person I’ve ever encountered. Despite everything, she kept smiling, never allowing anything get in the way of having a good time and creating memories that last a lifetime.
‘Through some difficult times, we have grieved, laughed, and danced our way through.
‘I will treasure every moment we spent together, from the first time we met to the moment you quietly went away. I know you will continue to look down on me and encourage me every day.
‘I want to thank everyone who has helped me and my families get through this tremendously difficult period. I am so blessed to have the most beautiful friends and family love you all.