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AFL star Rhett Bazzo has penned a heartbreaking tribute after his mother was killed in a boating accident.
His mother Kylie was one of two people killed when the boat she was riding in with friends crashed into a pylon on Saturday night in Perth.
The 19-year-old highly-regarded West Coast Eagles defender has played nine matches for the club since being drafted in 2021.
He shared a collection of photos of his mother on social media, saying he was lost for words to explain how he felt after her shock death.
Eagles star Rhett Bazzo (left) has penned a heartbreaking tribute to mother Kylie (right) after her tragic and sudden death. Kylie was killed in a boating accident in Perth on Saturday.
Rhett Bazzo has played nine matches for the Eagles since being drafted in 2021
'My beautiful mother. Words cannot explain the feeling of not having you around anymore,' Bazzo wrote.
'Forever grateful for the unconditional love you've always shown us. Thank you for choosing me.'
The footy star had already experienced unimaginable loss at such a young age after his father Steve - a footy legend in Western Australia - lost his battle with cancer when Bazzo was just 12