News of NFL Legend Junior Seau’s death shocked the world today (May 2).
The former San Diego Chargers linebacker was found dead in his Oceanside home early this morning from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, which leaves the case under continuous investigation.
His fellow athletes and celebrities were left stunned by the tragic loss of the 43-year-old, of which NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement that read, "All of us are deeply saddened about Junior Seau, a great player loved by teammates who also worked hard to serve his community. Junior and his family will remain in our thoughts.”
Fans and Tinseltown tweeters turned to the social media website to share their condolences in remembrance of Seau, with a few of the many postings being as follows:
Deion Sanders: “Junior Seau will certainly be missed. A great football player but a better man. He was classy,caring & courageous.God bless theSeau family.”
Kendra Wilkinson: “I'm so sad. RIP JUNIOR SEAU. He was an amazing player and an amazing man. I looked up to him when I was young. :(“
John Elway: “Junior was a true competitor and a special player. My heartfelt condolences go out to the Seau family”
Tony Hawk: “Goodbye Junior Seau, you were an inspiration for turning success into greater good. Thank you for making San Diego a better place for youth.”
Lil Wayne: “Wow. And then we lose Junior Seau...not such a beautiful day after all. RIP”
Terrell Owens: “God Bless Junior Seau & his family! My heart & condolences go out 2 his family. May u RIP!”
Erin Andrews: “Watching and reading all the coverage on Junior Seau..Heartbreaking and tragic..Prayers to his family and friends…”