Eric Brighitti Biography – Wiki
Eric Brighitti is identified as the young Perth soccer player whose body was found being devoured by three sharks after he was swept off rocks. He has been known as a promising soccer player.
The bronco family are saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Eric Birighitti. Eric played for Hastings during the 2016 & 2017 season and won a national title with the team. He will be truly missed and our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time. #1T1F pic.twitter.com/oST7iyLAeT
— Hastings MSOC (@HastingsMSoccer) January 7, 2020
He was 21 years old.
Eric Brighitti Career
Mr Birighitti was an active athlete with a scholarship to play soccer at Hastings College in Nebraska and St Thomas Aquina College in New York.
He played for Hastings during the 2016 and 2017 season and won a national title with the team.
Eric Brighitti Wife
His wife, named as Karen Milligan, was taken to hospital to be treated for shock he got after heating about the death of her husband.
Eric Brighitti Death News
The 21-year-old star was on holiday with friends when he was enjoying the view at Twilight Beach on January 2, The West reported.
As he walked along the rocks, he slipped and fell into the ocean. Friend tried hard to pull him in but the current was too strong.
Eric Birighitti‘s body was found at Twilight Beach, near Esperence on Western Australia’s southern coast, on Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency crews were searching for the body of 57-year-old Gary Johnson when the dead body of the soccer player was discovered.
Eric Brighitti Tribute
‘The Bronco family are saddened to hear about the death of the young star.
The Hasting Broncos took to social media to mourn the young star’s death.
“I love you, Eric. Promise to live life to the fullest in honor of you and to stay kind”, one wrote.
“Rest in peace Eric”, another wrote.
Three sharks were found feeding on a human corpse, with witnesses believing the body belonged to Mr Johnson.
He left a touching message in his tragic final Instagram post: “Merry Christmas everyone! As we finish off 2019, I hope everybody finds peace and is filled with love as the new year begins”.