Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina loses wife

NAPOLI goalkeeper Pepe Reina’s wife Yolanda Ruiz has died after being admitted to hospital for surgery on Saturday.

Ruiz was rushed to hospital to undergo an ‘urgent operation’ this weekend but passed on after being hospitalized for two days.

Yolanda Ruiz was admitted to hospital for surgery on Saturday evening

Ruiz – who has been married to the former Liverpool man, 34, since 2006 – was dashed to the Fatebenefratelli hospital in Naples on Saturday night.

Doctors say she suffered an horrific bout of acute appendicitis.

Reina and Ruiz have five children together – three daughters and two sons – following their wedding 11 years ago.