At the age of 42, the former soccer player from Senegal, Papa Bouba Diop has passed away. The midfielder had made 129 appearances in the Premier League. He scored a winner against France in his team’s 1-0 victory during the 2002 World Cup. He had stints with Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham United, and Birmingham City. He had featured in four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. He retired in 2013.