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New Jersey football player and inspirational leader Rocco Sivolella loses battle with cancer

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Rocco Sivolella a football player and a person that was an inspiration in the city passed away after a battle with cancer.

Rocco Sivolella, was a true leader and an inspirational mogul who was battling acute myeloid leukemia. Unfortunately, Rocco lost his battle with cancer this week at the age of 15.

The Freshman football player at Wayne Valley High School died on Tuesday after a four month battle with the disease.

The community is mourning the loss. On Thursday, police led a 24.7-mile escort from the hospital in Manhattan where Rocco died to the funeral home where friends and loved ones will pay their respects.

Please keep Rocco Sivolella’s family, friends, and teammates in your prayers. Rocco fought and was a true inspiration to the community. In honor of Rocco, we at NFL Draft Diamonds wanted to showcase his Freshman Highlight Reel! Rest In Peace little buddy!


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