Painful question of suicides in sport

Al Jazeera’s Lee Wellings on the sporting life of Gary Speed and the tragedy of players who have ended their own lives.

The football world was united in grief after the death of Wales manager Gary Speed on Sunday, November 27, 2011.

He was found hanged at his home.

Al Jazeera’s Lee Wellings looks at the sporting legacy of one of the English Premier League’s most popular and high-achieving players, and then examines the tragic legacy of sporting figures who take their own lives after appearing, on the surface, to have everything to live for.

Source : Al Jazeera

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