New Delhi, Mar 06 (ANI): Fiorentina captain and defender Davide Astori died of a sudden illness on March 4 morning. He was 31 years old. Italian media said that Astori, who had played around a dozen matches for Italy, was found dead in his hotel room. Astori joined Fiorentina on loan in August 2015 and the club signed him outright one year later. He previously spent six seasons at Cagliari and one on loan at AS Roma. Fiorentina's match at Udinese on Sunday was postponed, Italian media reported. "Fiorentina is deeply upset to have to announce that its captain Davide Astori has passed away, victim of a sudden illness," said the club statement.