FORMER Wales star Ronnie Rees has died at the age of 79.
The iconic winger, who scored three goals in 39 games for his country, passed away on Tuesday.
And tributes have flooded in from his former clubs.
Rees enjoyed a fine career at the top, playing for Coventry, West Brom, Nottingham Forest and Swansea.
The Sky Blues said in a statement: "Coventry City are deeply saddened to learn of the death of the former player Ronnie Rees.
"Ronnie, who has sadly passed away at the age of 79, was widely considered one of most exciting talents of the 1960s and the Sky Blue Revolution – starring in Third Division and Second Division title triumphs.
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"Our condolences are with family and friends of Ronnie at this sad time."
West Brom tweeted: "We're desperately saddened to learn of the passing of former Albion winger, Ronnie Rees.
"The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Ronnie's friends and family at this tragic time."
Swansea added: "Everyone at Swansea City is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former player Ronnie Rees at the age of 79.
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