Thai ambassador to UK attends soccer captain ‘Dom’s’ funeral

Thailand’s ambassador to the UK joined the funeral service for Duangphet Phromthep, or “Dom,” who was captain of the Thai soccer group that was rescued from a cave.
The Royal Thai Embassy stated Ambassador Thani Thongphakdi attended yesterday’s funeral along with college students and lecturers from Dom’s faculty, the CEO of Leicester City Football Club and others. The embassy says Buddhist monks carried out rites on the ceremony “in accordance with family wishes.”
Dom’s mom had previously requested a monk to perform the rites so that her son’s spirit would not be trapped.
Profit dying of Dom got here as a shock to the world as the 17 yr old was listed as healthy before he travelled to the UK on a soccer scholarship.
According to Fox News, Dom was discovered unconscious in his room on February 12 at Brooke House College Football Academy in Leicestershire, central England. He passed away two days later.
Although his cause of dying was listed as unknown, rumours swirled that he had fallen and hit his head. Police say his explanation for death was not believed to be suspicious, but his passing left the world shocked.
The Embassy says the Zico Foundation sponsored Dom’s studies in England and is facilitating the repatriation of his remains to his household back in Thailand.
Dom was the captain of the Wild Boars youth soccer staff in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai. Dom and his teammates were aged eleven to sixteen once they turned trapped in the flooded cave named Tham Luang.
The staff became famous because the world watched a dramatic rescue operation unfold. They have been rescued by a global group of expert divers after being stuck for more than two weeks in the cave..

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