Portsmouth striker Lomana LuaLua has asked for privacy while he mourns the death of his 18-month-old son.
LuaLua has asked for privacy
LuaLua's son died while the 25-year-old was in Egypt playing for DR Congo in the African Cup of Nations.
LuaLua said: "I am devastated by the tragic loss. I am grateful and appreciative of the kind wishes and support I have received from everybody.
"As I am sure everyone will understand, I just wish to be with my family and be allowed to grieve privately."