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England’s Jude Bellingham pays tribute to three boys who died in Babbs Mill Lake tragedy

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ENGLAND World Cup star Jude Bellingham yesterday paid ­tribute to the three boys who died plunging through the ice on a frozen lake.
The 19-year-old ace posted an image of grief-stricken locals gathered at a candlelit vigil and added: ­“Sending love and support to the families RIP.”
England star Jude Bellingham posted an image of grief-stricken locals gathered at a candlelit vigil3England star Jude Bellingham posted an image of grief-stricken locals gathered at a candlelit vigilCredit: GettyThe footie ace said he was 'sending love and support to the families' in the touching social media post3The footie ace said he was ‘sending love and support to the families’ in the touching social media postJack Johnson, 10, and two other boys - aged eight and 11 - tragically passed away at Babbs Mill Park in Solihull3Jack Johnson, 10, and two other boys – aged eight and 11 – tragically passed away at Babbs Mill Park in SolihullCredit: Paul EdwardsThe Three Lions ace was returning home from Qatar with the rest of the England team on Sunday as the tragedy unfolded on the lake in ­Solihull, West Mids.
Bellingham — who now plays for Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s Bundesliga — began his career at Birmingham City as an eight-year-old schoolboy.
He was born in Stourbridge, which is in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley in the West Midlands.
Birmingham City manager John Eustace, 43, who was born in ­Solihull, was among those who laid a floral tribute close to Babbs Mill Park lake in the town.
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The wreath of blue and white, the club’s colours, was accompanied by a card which read: “Sending our deepest condolences and love to those affected by this tragedy.
“You are in our thoughts. From everyone at Birmingham City Football Club.”
Mr Eustace laid the tribute on the ground before pausing for a moment’s silence and leaving.
A club spokesman with him said: “He just wanted to lay the wreath and grieve.

“What’s happened is such a ­horrible tragedy and the club just wanted to let the families know that we are thinking about them.”

Story Credit: thesun.co.uk

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