Jordan Banks Parents and family are paying tribute to him through social media. He was injured when a thunderstorm hit him while playing in Blackpool.
Jordan is a Blackpool lightning strike victim who died on May 11, 2021.
He was said to be a very determined young man and a football player who lived for football. Unfortunately, he is gone very soon.
Social media are being flooded to pay him tribute, and two crowdfunding pages have been set up in his memory, raising more than £46,000.
Jordan Banks Parents and Family
It is not yet reported who Jordan Banks’ parents are.
Many news sites have covered him, but none of them has mentioned the name of his birth parents. We assume the deceased’s family probably wants to maintain their privacy at such times.
Furthermore, his family states that Jordan was the brightest star of their lives, and their world has now stopped as they lost their beautiful boy, reports BBC.
Moreover, his friends described him as a superstar footballer and lived every moment for football.
Jordan Banks Age: How Old Was He?
Jordan was 9 years of age at the time of his untimely death.
Even at such an early age, he had made a remarkable success in his life.
Jordan played for Clifton Rangers Junior Football Club, which described him as an extraordinary young man.
Jordan Banks, a Liverpool FC fan, was playing football on a field when he was struck by lightning https://t.co/iSHZZEdVrj
— Liverpool Echo (@LivEchonews) May 12, 2021
One of Facebook posts said Jordan was a keen Liverpool FC fan and shining light and inspiration to everyone he met.
His best friend CJ and his father laid flowers and a football on the scene of his death.
Furthermore, Liverpool FC tweeted that the thoughts of everybody at the club were with Jordan’s family and friends.
More About The Lightning Incident
Jordan Banks died after being struck by thunderstorm lightning on a football field in Blackpool.
Police officers were called shortly after 5 pm on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, to the field near School Road. They got a report that the child was injured.
Blackpool Tower is lit up red with a heart tonight in memory of Jordan Banks, the young @LFC fan who died after being struck by lightning while playing football yesterday ❤️ #HeartNews #YNWA #RIPJordanBanks pic.twitter.com/fxru4DnaLR
— North West News (@HeartNWNews) May 12, 2021
However, after the emergency services arrived and the boy was taken to hospital but died a short time later, reports Sky News.