Tributes have been paid to a much loved 29 year old England fan who collapsed and died in a pub celebrating Harry Kane’s goal.
Charlie Naughton was watching the Euro 2020 game with family and friends on Tuesday when the horrifying events unfolded in from of customers.
Paramedics worked on the football supporters for three hours but tragically he couldn’t be saved leaving everyone shocked and saddened.
Tributes have now flooded in across the nation for the “passionate” England and Chelsea fan, who had just turned 29.
Blues player Reece James said: “Rest in peace Charlie. KTBFFH [Keep the blue flag flying high]”.
His teammate Mason Mount quoted the Tweet with a blue heart emoji and white dove.
Well-wishers are now urging the football world to raise a glass in Charlie’s memory during Saturday’s quarter-final clash with Ukraine.
A tribute post reads: “Our darling boy Charlie was suddenly taken from us on Tuesday 29th June 2021 as Harry Kane scored the 2nd goal for England.
“He was watching the football in his local pub surrounded by family and friends when he suddenly collapsed.
“This poignant moment in British history that will be remembered by all but for all of Charlie’s family and friends this will be the most devastating time of their lives.
“As you support and celebrate England through their journey at the Euro’s 2021 please raise a glass to our Charlie.
“With a blue heart and the three lions on his chest.
“R.I.P Charlie Naughton. Keep the blue flag flying high. 28/05/1992 – 29/06/2021.”
The post has been shared by Charlie’s sister Dollie, who is calling for people to turn Facebook blue in honour of the Chelsea fan.
A GoFundMe has also been set up to raise money to help Charlie’s devastated family with funeral costs.
Dollie said: “My darling brother Charlie. Words can’t explain the pain we are all in right now, you truly are one in a million. Always us four against the world.
“They really do take the best cos u sure was char. Sleep tight my angel, I’ll love you forever and I’ll see you again one day.”
Fans reacted with tributes paid to the 29 year old England fan who died in a pub celebrating Harry Kane’s goal…
@theness: Will raise a glass to you mate, on Saturday. RIP Charlie
@A1964Mark: RIP Charlie from the Liverpool Supporters Families ☹️
@Jod1e1992: RIP Charlie. It strikes me that this could’ve been me – I’m 28. On 14th June, I collapsed 3x at work in quick succession. Was taken to A&E and the telemetry showed that my heart rhythm was erratic. If you’re young, get your heart checked out for underlying problems. See @CRY_UK.
@SnowyTheWarrior: RIP Charlie from the @lufc family. Some things are more important than football.
@25FernaFan: Very sad news! Thoughts and prayers are with Charlie’s family and friends. RIP Charlie.
@Lisaready34: My heart goes out to all his family and friends
@pocketr05106242: Wow this is terrible. Sincere condolences to all connected. RIP from RUFC
@vetchfieId: So sorry to read this awful news. I hope England go all the way for Charlie. I’ve got a lot of time for Chelsea fans. Rest in Peace pal. 🦁🦁🦁
@pmak27: RIP Charlie. Said this many times before but proper football fans put their rivalry to one side at times like this. Charlie was a fan, we’re all fans, Charlie is all of us.
@Craig_Pankhurst: This is desperately sad. RIP, Charlie. And sending the warmest of thoughts to Charlie’s family and friends. We will all raise a glass to Charlie.
@jack_Adcock22: Rest in peace fella. Thoughts with his family and friends right now. Let’s all raise a glass to Charlie on Saturday night 💙
@DefoNotAda: God bless you, Charlie, son.
@mattjball98: ONCE A BLUE ALWAYS A BLUE! RIP MY FELLOW CHELSEA BROTHER! FOOTBALL BRINGS US ALL TOGETHER! PLEASE GUYS RAISE A GLASS FOR CHARLIE 🥃 KTBFFH #CFC
@Andrew58193424: As an emergency service worker I know they would have done absolutely everything to save this man’s life, Charlie rest in peace
@saintbannerman: Ffs. Rip Charlie pal. Heartbreaking for all his family and friends, so sorry for your loss family and friends and Chelsea fans. RIP lad. 👊👊
@BSturgess8: RIP Charlie. More incentive for the boys to bring it home 🙏🏻🏴⚽️
@HolgateThat: RIP from the Boro
@coster_ray: 29 that’s no age, poor lad. RIP and thoughts with his family and friends
@antplant01: R.I.P shocking we will be thinking of his family and friends hopefully we can bring it home for him and I’m sure everyone in the country will raise a glass to this young man 🍻🍻🥃🥃
@DanSmout86: RIP Charlie. Let’s hope the lads bring it home for you
@6Thiagoat: RIP Charlie lad 💙🕊️💐 Will definitely raise a glass in your honour on Saturday 😔 Hope the boys can do you proud.
— Stu🐝 (@broady391) July 1, 2021