Claude Callegari Biography – Claude Callegari Wiki
Claude Callegari was a former Arsenal Fan TV star. Arsenal Fan TV is a YouTube channel known for its rants about Arsenal’s performances. It was renamed AFTV in 2018. Callegari, who was a taxi driver, was a regular on the popular channel until July 2020, when he was removed indefinitely after making a racist comment about Tottenham and South Korean forward Son Heung-min.
Claude Callegari Age
Claude Callegari was born on October 19, 1962, in England. He died on March 29, 2021. He was 58 years old.
Claude Callegari Wife
Details about Claude Callegari’s wife are not clear.
Claude Callegari Family
Claude Callegari had a daughter named Lily Callegari. He had a granddaughter named Luisa and two grandsons.
Claude Callegari Death
Claude Callegari passed away on March 29, 2021, at the age of 58. A statement released on behalf of the family confirming the sad news on his Twitter page on Tuesday (March 30, 2021) read: “We can’t believe we are writing this, with permission from Claude’s father, it is with great sadness and a broken heart that we have to announce that our dear friend and legend Claude sadly passed away yesterday afternoon 29th March.
“We ask that you please respect the privacy of Claude, his family and friends and be respectful at this extremely sad time. RIP dear friend, gone but never forgotten. Gooner for life.”
AFTV tweeted: “We are absolutely devastated today to learn of the death of Claude Callegari, one of the channel’s most popular contributors.
“Claude was a much loved figure during his time on the channel and through his passion for Arsenal was able to connect with fans from around the globe on a meaningful level.
“We had continued to privately support Claude during his time away from the channel during the pandemic and the news of his passing comes as a deep shock to everyone at AFTV and in the wider Arsenal community.
“We will not be publishing any content on our platform over the next few days whilst we come to terms with the news of his passing.”
In a video entitled ‘RIP Claude Callegari | Father, Grand Father, Friend And A Proud Arsenal Fan’, AFTV host Robbie Lyle addressed Callegari’s passing. Lyle said: “I remember about six weeks ago, at the time there were a few people ringing me up telling me he was having some issues so I rang him up.
“I said, “Claude, what’s up? I’ve heard there are a few issues going on. He said “no, no Robbie, I’m alright”. It was round the anniversary of his mum’s passing and that he was missing his mum.
“The guy had a heart of gold and I have nothing but love for him. We’ve lost ourselves a real genuine guy, a massive Arsenal fan and I’d love Arsenal to do something for him when football comes back. I’m really devastated.”
Claude Callegari Cause of Death
Claude Callegari’s cause of death was not revealed.
Claude Callegari Suicide
Did Claude Callegari commit suicide? One of his final tweets was in response to criticism of his analysis on Arsenal FanTV, in which he wrote: “No one is forcing you to watch it don’t worry I will disappear soon to see my mother then you can all be happy.”
Claude Callegari Job
He was a taxi driver with Addison Lee, a London-based private hire taxi and courier company, according to his Linkedin profile. He was also a presenter on AFTV until July 2020.
Claude Callegari Illness
There are no details about Claude Callegari’s Illness.