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Body recovered is Swiss international Ismaili

Switzerland Portraits - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

VANCOUVER, BC - JUNE 05: Florijana Ismaili of Switzerland poses for a portrait during the official Switzerland portrait session ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 at the Sheraton Wall Centre on June 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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The body of Switzerland women’s national teamer Florijana Ismaili has been found, three days after disappearing while swimming in Italy.

Ismaili entered the Lake Como water on June 30 and never resurfaced, a day after her 24th birthday. Her body was recovered from deep below the surface.

Capped 33 times with three goals for the Swiss, she captained Young Boys’ female team BSC YB Frauen.

The Swiss federation announced her passing.

“The SFV expresses its sincere condolences to the family, relatives and friends of Florijana Ismaili and wishes everyone all the strength in this difficult time.”

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