The players of Major League Soccer side Columbus Crew have taken to Twitter to express their sadness at the news of the death of team-mate Kirk Urso.

Although the cause of death has not been released, Franklin County Coroner Dr. Jan Gorniak said the 22-year-old was pronounced dead at 1.50am on Sunday morning at the Grant Medical Center, with an autopsy scheduled for Monday.

Columbus team-mate Chad Marshall wrote: "The guy could make you laugh with the greatest of ease. A tremendous talent taken way too soon. You are missed Kirk Urso. Rest in peace."

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