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Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star

Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star
Members of the Hannover 96 football club carry the coffin of their goalie Robert Enke at a memorial service prior to Enke's funeral at AWD Arena in Hanover, Germany. Tens of thousands of fans paid their last tribute to Enke, who was also goalie for the German national team, following Enke's suicide on November 10. (Getty Images)
Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star
Michael Ballack, German National Team captain and Per Mertesacker put down a wreath next to the coffin of Hannover 96 goalkeeper Robert Enke at a memorial service prior to Enke's funeral at AWD Arena. (Getty Images)
Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star
Fans of the Hannover 96 football club look at a sea of candles for goalie Robert Enke. (Getty Images)
Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star
Fans of the Hannover 96 football club hold up their team scarves under a banner that reads: 'Robert Enke, One Doesn't Forget Heroes' at a memorial service. (Getty Images)
Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star
Members of the Hannover 96 football club approach the coffin of their goalkeeper Robert Enke at a memorial service. (Getty Images)
Thousands pay tribute to suicide football star
Teresa Enke, widow of Hannover 96 goalkeeper Robert Enke, departs with manager Joerg Neblung (R) and friend Marco Villa (L) at the conclusion of a memorial service prior to Enke's funeral at AWD Arena. (Getty Images)