How Gary Speed Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Gary Speed reached the not so modest age of 42 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Soccer Player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Midfielder who played for the Wales national team from 1990 to 2004 and spent his club career with five different teams, most notably Leeds United and Newcastle United. He tragically took his own life in 2011.

He had two sons, Tommy and Eddy, with longtime partner Louise.

How did Gary Speed die?

Gary Speed's death was caused by Suicide.

Information about the death of Gary Speed
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death42 years
ProfessionSoccer Player
BirthdaySeptember 8, 1969
Death dateNovember 27, 2011
Place of deathHuntington, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

I didn’t want to leave Newcastle, but that’s football.

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Everyone I know is fervently proud to be Welsh but you try not to be preachy about it. It’s difficult at times. But when I go home to north Wales, or to somewhere I’ve never been in south Wales, I still feel at home because I’m in Wales. It’s hard to explain.

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A lot of people still disregard something like yoga. I would have as a young player. I would have been too busy playing golf or something.

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I don’t like the showy nationalism – a tattoo, wrapping yourself in a flag – that doesn’t matter to me. The way to show your patriotism and commitment is to go and support or play for your team.

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I think it’s unfair to criticise someone for not being Welsh, but the smaller the nation, the more patriotic you seem to be.

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