Aspiring young athlete dies in a freak accident on an ATV – when friends, family, and an NFL superstar pay tribute to the & # 39; creaking young man & # 39;
- Patrick Green, 19, from Melbourne died in an off-road vehicle crash on June 27
- Mr. Green played for his Varsity NFL high school team in Rocky River, Ohio
- He graduated a month earlier and was an aspiring professional athlete
An aspiring young athlete who died tragically during an off-road vehicle crash, got caught in the clouds by family, friends and an NFL superstar.
Patrick Green, 19, from Melbourne, died after the ATV drove a friend while taking a sharp turn in Put-in-Bay, Ohio on June 27.
Mr Green was chasing his professional American football player and playing the Rocky River Pirates for his high school team.
Patrick Green (pictured with a friend) was only 19 when he died during an off-road vehicle crash in June
Mr Green's death had a major impact on the Rocky River community when hundreds of people showed up to pay tribute to the beloved athlete at his funeral last week.
The teenager graduated from Rocky River High a month prior to his death and had a promising career in professional football.
His former school commemorated Mr Green, painting his Varsity-shirt number on a rock at the entrance of the building.
Mr Green was a prospective player of the NFL who was known to have the potential to play in the professional league
NFL superstar Odell Beckham JR (photo) paid tribute to the aspiring athlete. & # 39; Heard you have been a fan from day 1 and I appreciate You. My heartfelt condolences to the Green family &, he wrote on Twitter
His high school Rocky River High paid homage to his death and painted his shirt number on a rock near the entrance (pictured)
Green & # 39; s idol and NFL superstar Odell Beckham JR honored him through a post on social media after hearing of his tragic death.
& # 39; R.I.P Pat Green or Rocky River, OH. I heard that you have been a fan from day 1 and I appreciate You. My heartfelt condolences to the Green family for their loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. LUV & # 39; Beckham JR wrote on Twitter.
Mr Green moved to Ohio with his family in 2012 and caused a sensation during high school because he was a talented sportsman.
Green & # 39; s idol and NFL superstar Odell Beckham JR honored him through a post on social media after hearing of his tragic death (photo)
Prokick Australia owner Nathan Chapman, who runs camps for upcoming athletes, told it Herald Sun., Mr Green was a remarkable player and person.
& # 39; It was pretty clear that he was going to play college football – he was very talented & # 39 ;, Chapman said.
& # 39; He was a crackling young guy. & # 39;
The head of Rocky River High, Rob Winton, spoke admirably about Mr Green that he had the ability to make friends with classmates from all different cliques.
& # 39; Patrick was one of those rare children who touched people in all groups, & # 39; said Mr. Winton.
Mr Green was a much-loved teammate and friend, just as many attended his funeral last week
Loved ones wrote on Mr Green's Facebook page, in honor of the dear friend.
& # 39; I don't think I have ever been as sad as when I found out that you had passed. Thank you for being a buddy when it matters most, I really appreciate it, & one of his friends wrote.
& # 39; Everyone you know holds a special place in their hearts especially for you. You are such a & # 39; n great person, god has received & # 39; n great angel, & another person said.
& # 39; This morning we say goodbye to a son, brother, teammate and friend of everyone. Pat, please know that you are so loved and that you will be missed forever, & a friend said.
Mr Green was known as a kind and generous heart and a very talented player
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