Cheick Tiote Sad photo of late midfielder’s former team-mate Cisse crying at his memorial

Cisse who now plays his football with Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C. in China was inconsolable during the memorial.

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Papiss Cisse play Papiss Cisse inconsolable at the memorial service of Cheick Tiote (REUTERS)
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Papiss Cisse, a former teammate of late Cheick Tiote was inconsolable at the memorial service of the former Newcastle United midfielder and the photos were heartbreaking to see.

Tiote died on Monday, June 5 in China after collapsing in training with Beijing Enterprises which he joined in February 2017.

Papiss Cisse play Papiss Cisse was teammates with Tiote at Newcastle united (AFP/Getty Images)

 

Former teammates of the late midfielder attended his memorial service in Beijing which held on Tuesday, June 13.

One of them was Cisse who played together with Tiote at Newcastle United.

Cisse who now plays his football with Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C. in China was inconsolable during the memorial.

Papiss Cisse play Papiss Cisse (AFP/Getty Images)

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I lived some extraordinary moments with this man and today he's gone,” Cisse said at the memorial.

Ivory Coast former teammates of Tiote are expected to attend a memorial service which will hold in his home country on Thursday, June 15.

According to the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF) Tiote's body will arrive back in the Ivory Coast on Thursday.

Beijing Enterprises play Beijing Enterprises players could not hide the tears at the memorial (Reuters)

 

"The body Tiote Cheick Ismael will arrive on Thursday, June 15 at 13:50 (GMT) at Abidjan International Airport," the IFF said in a statement.

Tiote had 52 caps for 'The Elephants' and played in two World Cups in 2010 and 2014.

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