Life Fernando Rixen died with endless sadness for his wife By weekster Posted on October 8, 2019 2 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Veronika Ricksen (33), the wife of the deceased football player Fernando Ricksen (43), is still in deep mourning. She tells her followers on Instagram that she still misses him immensely every day. With her sad message, she places a black-and-white photo of her ‘endless love’. “Most beautiful man and love of my life” The deceased sportsman looks straight into the camera on the shared snapshot. “I miss you so much every day,” writes Veronika. “Most beautiful man and love of my life.” Fernando Ricksen died last September 18 at the age of 43. The former professional footballer had been suffering from the ALS disease for a long time, which became fatal to him. In 2013, Fernando made the table at De Wereld Draait Door known to suffer from this terrible disease. But despite all the setbacks, he remained positive. According to a doctor from St. Andrew’s Hospice in Airdrie, about half an hour’s drive from Glasgow, he had rarely seen anyone with so much humor and positivity. Fernando always maintained that he would be the first to survive ALS. “Some thought it was strange that I said that,” he said in response to his statement in 2013. “Because no medicine has been found yet, it was unrealistic. What nonsense. I think it is strange that people think that way. ” In 2014, Fernando married Veronika. Together they have a seven year old daughter, Isabella.