Tributes paid to Mike Thalassitis after "Love Island" star dies at 26

Published on Mar 17, 2019

Tributes paid to Mike Thalassitis after "Love Island" star dies at 26

Reality television star and semi-professional footballer died on Friday

Former "Love Island" contestant Mike Thalassitis has died aged 26. The reality television star and semi-professional footballer died on Friday, his management confirmed.

Thalassitis, a Cypriot, was born in Edmonton in London and played for clubs including St Albans and Chelmsford. He found fame on the 2017 series of the ITV competitive dating show, earning the nickname “Muggy Mike” after partnering with fellow islander Chris Hughes’ girlfriend Olivia Attwood.

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