Panama international midfielder Amilcar Henriquez has been shot and killed in his home province of Colon.
The 33-year-old midfielder, who had 75 caps for his country, was reportedly shot by a gunman when leaving his home. He was taken to hospital, but later died.
The Panama Football Federation (FEPAFUT) confirmed the death, saying in a statement that it "regrets acts of violence in general and in particular those in which the life of an elite sportsman like Amilcar is lost".
It added: "We extend our condolences to the family of Amilcar."
Panama's president Juan Carlos Varela said on Twitter he "strongly condemns the assassination of Amilcar Henriquez".
Lamentamos en lo más profundo la muerte de nuestro seleccionado nacional Amílcar Henríquez. Dios reciba tu alma Mickey. pic.twitter.com/JaODnBH1kK— FEPAFUT (@fepafut) April 16, 2017
Additional reporting by the Press Association.