A day after undergoing surgery, Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey visited King Power Stadium to pay his last respects to club owner Vichai Srivaddhanabrabha, who died in a plane crash outside the ground on Saturday.
It was indeed a terrible day for The Foxes and the world of football at large.
After watching right-back Amartey pick up a horrifying injury moments before the end of a disappointing 1-1 home draw with West Ham United in the Premier League, Leicester were dealt the heaviest blow when their Thai billionaire, together with four others, got killed in a helicopter crash.
Amartey, who has been ruled out of action until January, went under the knife on Monday, and thus couldn't join Leicester squad that visited King Power Stadium later that day to pay tribute to their departed chief.
Leg in brace, arms on crutches, the 23-year-old could not be stopped by the obvious challenges as he made his way to the ground to pay his last respects.Amartey joined Leicester in 2016, six years into Vichai's takeover of the club.
Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey, who is recovering from a serious injury sustained during Saturday’s match, visited King Power Stadium this afternoon to pay his personal respects to Khun Vichai. pic.twitter.com/ZT4qXp1xNu— Leicester City (@LCFC) October 30, 2018
The defender made five appearances in The Foxes' sensational Premier League title feat in the 2015-16 season.
This term, he has played nine topflight games involving seven starts.
Came out of a successful surgery, but devastating news about the demise of our chairman. A generous man, to whom @LCFC owes everything. I’m sure, you’re in a much better place. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the families of the victims affected by this tragedy pic.twitter.com/Vz7cfJgv4t
— Dan Amartey (@DanAmartey) October 29, 2018