Ibrahim Diarra Bio, Wiki
Ibrahim Diarra was a 36-years-old Rugby union footballer. He was born on May 25, 1983, and died on December 18, 2019. He played the game as a costar flanker. Diarra began his international career for France in his fourth match of the Six Nations Championship of 2008 against Italy on March 9, 2008. It was his only hat.
Horrendous news coming out of France. L'Equipe report former Castres Olympique player Ibrahim Diarra has died following his admittance to hospital at the weekend with a suspected stroke. So sad. Thoughts with his family, friends & team mates. ? pic.twitter.com/jbN4KB61Kv
— Tom May (@TomMay1) December 18, 2019
|Birth Date||May 25, 1983|
|Birth Place||Paris, France|
|Death Date||December 18, 2019|
|Profession||Rugby union footballer|
|Net Worth||Update Soon|
Desperately sad news of the untimely passing of Ibrahim Diarra May he RIP pic.twitter.com/B9QME16CoZ
— George Murray (@murrayg9) December 18, 2019
Ibrahim Diarra Career and Achievements
Diarra started his professional career with Montauban before spending seven seasons with Castres, where he won the French title in 2013 and retired five years later. He lifted the Top 14 title with Castres in 2013 after starting his career with Montauban. He made his only Test appearance against Italy in 2008.
Shocked & saddened to hear about the passing of Ibrahim Diarra.
A great player, but more so a lovely person and friend to many of us ?
Manuia Lou Malaga uso… love the Pacific Rugby family. pic.twitter.com/tBtmyxxJye
— PacificRugbyWelfare (@pacificwelfare) December 18, 2019
Death and Cause
Ibrahim Diarra has died on December 18, 2019, following a heart attack, sources close to the player told AFP on Wednesday. Diarra, who made his only Test appearance against Italy in 2008, had been in a Paris hospital in a critical condition since Friday after having suffered a cardiac arrest.
“I am devastated that he could go so soon. We will always remember his smile and eternal memory of a great rugby player. My most sincere condolences to the family and those close to Ibrahim Diarra,” the French Rugby Federation’s president Bernard Laporte said on Twitter.
Diarra’s former coach at Montauban, Laurent Travers also paid tribute to him. “He brought laughter and a ray of sunshine. He gave everything on the field,” Travers told AFP.