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Thousands pay respects at Reyes’ funeral

Family, friends and old teammates paid their last respects to late footballer Jose Antonio Reyes during his funeral at his home town of Utrera, Spain, on Monday morning after his death in a car crash on Saturday. His body arrived Utrera's town hall on Sunday night, hours after his wake was attended by thousands of fans and personalities at Sevilla's Sanchez Pizjaun stadium, where he started his career as a professional footballer. Reyes' coffin was carried through the streets of Utrera down to Santa Maria church to a gathering of local residents who said their goodbyes. Meanwhile, Utrera town hall has declared two days mourning for the late footballer. The flower arrangement which was sent by Arsenal boss Unai Emery and his staff was placed near the coffin. It can be recalled that...