Soccer legend offers condolences to family of Niccolai Schuster

A member of Germany’s World Cup winning team has paid tribute to one of the victims of the Berkeley balcony disaster with strong Kerry links. Nick Schuster Niccolai Schuster from Dublin and who was the grand-nephew of the late Listowel writer John B Keane lost his life along with five others after a balcony collapsed while they were attending a 21st birthday party in the Californian city. Today German World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger paid tribute to Nick Schuster on his Facebook  page. The 21 year old was a huge fan of the Bayern Munich midfielder and a photo of the pair featured on Nick’s Facebook page. Schweinsteiger shared that photo earlier and expressed his condolences to all the victims of the incident. He added the news made him very sad and he wished Nick’s family and relatives strength at this very difficult time. Nick’s grandmother was Peg Keane Schuster, a sister of the late John B Keane, who married and settled in Dublin.