Scottish footballer was up to death from seventh flooring of Turkish hotel

    Anthony McDowall died after falling from a hotel balcony in Istanbul, Turkey (Picture: Anthony McDowall)

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    Anthony McDowall passed away after falling from a hotel terrace in Istanbul, Turkey (Picture: Anthony McDowall)

    A British traveler who passed away in Istanbul after falling from a seventh flooring hotel window has actually been called as footballer Anthony McDowall. 

    The Scot, from Glasgow, was seen holding on to a ledge outside the structure prior to he was up to his death. 

    Friends have actually commemorated Anthony, 28, calling him an ‘incredible pal’ and ‘one of the nicest and most genuine guys.’

    Local reports stated he was checking out Istanbul with his American ex-girlfriend and another good friend and had actually just shown up in the Turkish capital on September 15 – the day prior to his death. 

    His previous football group, Glasgow’s Southside United AFC, paid homage in a declaration published online. 

    It stated: ‘We are ravaged to hear the news of the death of Tony McDowall whilst on vacation.

    ‘Tony played a huge role when we gained promotion to the premier division .Tony was a great player and more importantly a great guy. Our thoughts are with his family & friends.’

    Anthony was initially from the Isle of Arran and the regional football club on the island stated the neighborhood was ‘devastated’ at his death.

    Anthony McDowall died after falling from a hotel balcony in Istanbul, Turkey (Picture: Anthony McDowall)

    Anthony was a popular football in Glasgow and his native Arran (Picture: Anthony McDowall)

    General view of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul, Turkey, where Anthony passed away (Picture: Getty Images)

    A homage positioned on Facebook stated: ‘A great footballer, athlete and an even better person…The club and the island will miss him immensely and our thoughts go out to his family and friends at this horrible time.’

    Other homages stated he was a ‘great talent’, irreplaceable’ and somebody who would ‘always be there when needed.’

    Authorities in Turkey are continuing to examine the situations surrounding the death. 

    It is comprehended Anthony’s household have actually taken a trip to Istanbul. 

    A Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office representative stated: ‘We are supporting the family of a British man following his death in Turkey and are in touch with the local authorities.’

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