ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bon Jovi has honored a high school football player who died in New Jersey after taking a hit on the playing field last week.
The New Jersey rocker posted a tribute online to 17-year-old Evan Murray, and he placed a sticker with Murray’s number 18 on his guitar during a show in the United Arab Emirates Thursday.READ MORE: Crews Searching For Monkey After Vehicle Crashed On Pennsylvania Highway
Bon Jovi says that as a father of football players, his heart and prayers go out to Murray’s family. He wished Murray’s teammates at Warren Hills Regional High School in Washington Township the best and told them to “win one for Evan.”
Authorities say the 17-year-old died from massive internal bleeding caused by a lacerated spleen.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Blast Of Frigid Air Makes Parts Of Region Colder Than Alaska
The funeral for the popular three-sport star and honors student was held Thursday.
Bon Jovi’s son, Jesse Bongiovi, made it onto Notre Dame’s football team as a walk-on in 2013.MORE NEWS: Bucks County DJ Service Raises Money To Buy Smoke Detectors For Local Families
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