After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the whole world is in a state of shock. She had a great influence and was one of the favorite people. Queen Elizabeth II fought for peace in the world, for love, and with her actions, she set an example for others to be what they should be.
Many athletes also expressed their condolences to the family and sadness after the death of the queen. One of them is Antonio Conte, the coach of Tottenham. The Italian even went to Buckingham Palace after the news that the Queen had died.
Antonio Conte is saddened by her death and is aware of the qualities the queen possessed.
“For sure what happened in the last few days in England is something extraordinary. Unfortunately, the Queen died,” Conte told reporters as quoted by eurosport.com
“Honestly, on Thursday, we were all sad because we are talking about a person that her service for this country was outstanding.
I think that in this moment there is big sadness in the country for this and [I was] living this atmosphere in London.
“On Friday I went to Buckingham Palace like a normal person, because I am normal person! I did it with a hat [on], to live this situation because I think for sure we will remember this for the rest of our lives”.
Antonio Conte on Queen Elizabeth
2 rounds of the Premier League were postponed due to her death. Although she was 96 years old, many people found such news strange. “I want to give condolences from me, from the club, from the players to the Royal Family,” continued Conte.
“Then football has to go ahead and we will do it, but I think the Premier League made an important decision to stop football and show respect for the death of the Queen.
“We are talking about a situation that we will find it in the story of the future.
To stay here in this moment and to live this moment here is for sure a sad moment, but at the same time it is a special moment because we are talking about the death of the Queen.
“She was 96 years old and honestly for me it was very difficult to believe she was dead, because in your mind you think that the Queen was immortal.
To live this situation in London, in this specific moment, for sure I will keep this in my heart, in my mind for the rest of my life”.