Anton Walkes of Major League Soccer’s Charlotte FC franchise died Thursday. Check out his Cause of death and net worth here.

Anton Walkes : Death | Cause of death | Net worth

Walkes began his career with Tottenham Hotspur, joining the club in July 2013.

Anton Walkes : Death | Cause of death | Net worth

He made his first team debut on 21 September 2016 in the EFL Cup against Gillingham, coming on as a substitute in the 80th minute in a 5–0 victory.

Walkes appeared three times as captain in the group stage of UEFA Youth League, including twice against Bayer Leverkusen.

The following year, on 27 September 2017, he signed a two-year contract extension with the club, keeping him until 2019.

After his loan spell at Atlanta United, Walkes returned briefly to the reserve side before being loaned out again.


Former Tottenham youth and Portsmouth defender Anton Walkes has died aged 25 in an accident, his club Charlotte FC said.

Local media reported the Englishman was involved in a boat crash near Miami on Wednesday.

Charlotte said in a statement that they were “devastated” by the tragedy.

“He was a tremendous son, father, partner and teammate whose joyous approach to life touched everyone he met,” said club owner David Tepper.

“Anton made those around him better people in all areas of life and represented Charlotte FC to the highest standard both on and off the pitch. He will be greatly missed by many and our thoughts and prayers are with Anton’s family during this heartbreaking time. The club offers its full support to all those impacted during this period of mourning,” he added.

Walkes was part of the youth set-up at Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur before moving to Portsmouth and then heading to Atlanta United in MLS in 2020, having previously had a loan spell with the club.

Walkes came through the Tottenham youth teams and played once for the club, in a League Cup tie in 2016.

Anton Walkes cause of death 

On Wednesday afternoon, Walkes died in a boat crash in Miami, as per the Miami Herald.

Anton Walkes : Death | Cause of death | Net worth

In the incident, two boats collided near the Marine Stadium. On being found unconscious, Walkes was given CPR and taken to hospital, the paper said.

The defender seems to have been in Florida for a pre-season training camp along with his team.

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former player Anton Walkes. The thoughts of everyone at the club are with his family and friends at this incredibly sad time,” Tottenham Hotspur said on Twitter.

Born in Lewisham in south London, Walkes was a graduate of Tottenham Hotspur’s academy.

Anton Walkes net worth 

Anton Walkes has an estimated net worth of about $5 Million at the time of his death. 

By Rishabh

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