A video of Jose Antonio Reyes car after the fatal crash that killed the former Arsenal star and his cousin in the early hours of yesterday, has surfaced on the internet.
Reyes died yesterday in a “120mph” car crash as he reportedly made his way home to his wife and children.
Well-placed sources claimed the car was travelling at about 120mph — 50mph over the speed limit, local media reported.
The 35-year-old was killed alongside his cousin as the Mercedes they were traveling in came off the road and burst into flames near his hometown.
TV footage showed the charred wreck of the Mercedes Brabus S550V on its roof by the A-376 motorway near Alcala de Guadaira.
The ex-Spanish international and Arsenal hero – who was part of the Gunners’ Invincibles side that went unbeaten in the 2003/04 Premier League season – died near Seville, Spain.
His 23-year-old cousin Jonathan Reyes died, Spanish media reports, while another cousin, Juan Manuel Calderon, suffered 60 per cent burns and was taken to hospital after the car crashed at 11.45am.
Juan’s condition is said to be “very serious”.
It is understood the footballer was on his way home to his family after training, having not been picked for the match against Cadiz tomorrow, Spanish media reports.
In the video, the body of the late footballer was being retrieved from the crah site in an Ambulance.