FORMER Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack’s son Emilio has been killed in a quad crash in Portugal.
The 18-year-old is said to have died in an accident around 2am this morning.
Portuguese media are reporting the tragedy happened in Troia south of Lisbon, close to a house his retired footballer dad purchased years ago.
According to Portuguese TV channel TVI24, Emilio was involved in the accident at 2.10am and had to be ‘rescued by firefighters’ out of the vehicle.
German Michael Ballack is widely regarded as one of his homeland’s best-ever players.
He joined Chelsea in 2006 and won honours in his first season at the club.
He left Stamford Bridge after playing part of a league and cup double in 2010.
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