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Friday, July 20, 2012
Rangers send condolences to Reyna

ESPN staff

Rangers have expressed their grief after the 13-year-old son of former midfielder Claudio Reyna died of cancer.

Reyna, a former United States international, spent two years in Glasgow from 1999, when his son Jack was born, to 2001.

The sad news was confirmed on the club's website on Thursday evening, along with a message of condolence from manager Ally McCoist.

"Rangers Football Club tonight learned of the tragic news that Claudio Reyna's son Jack has sadly died after a battle with cancer.

"The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Claudio and his family at this extremely difficult time," the statement read.

McCoist said: "We have just heard the sad news that Claudio Reyna's son Jack has lost his battle against cancer.

"On behalf of everyone at Rangers I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Claudio and his family at this difficult time.

"Losing a child at just 13 is a tragedy and puts football into perspective."

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