- The father-of-three lost his son Danny Josiah in a car accident on Friday
- Ware, 30, penned a heartfelt tribute to his youngest son on Facebook
- The child was playing outside with family members when the truck hit him
Former Giants running back Danny Ware has paid an emotional tribute to his youngest son who died after being hit by a truck.
The 30-year-old father-of-three penned a heartfelt message and said he was ‘at breaking point’ after losing his three-year-old son Danny Josiah.
The youngster had been playing outside with other family members when he was struck by the vehicle on Friday.
Former Giants running back Danny Ware has paid an emotional tribute to his youngest son Danny Josiah (pictured together) who died after being hit by a truck on Friday
‘My life has been a roller coaster in every since of the word [sic],’ Ware wrote on Facebook in the early hours of Saturday morning.
‘From high school to college to NFL. I've never had it easy nor have I ever forgotten where I come from. I pray the lord to give me a sign.
‘I've lost my youngest son to a truck that didn't see him, I can't imagine what it felt like and would trade myself any day to have my son Danny Josiah back with his brother, sister and family.’
Ware added he was ‘so thankful’ that he had a chance to talk to his son before the accident.
The 30-year-old father-of-three penned a heartfelt message to he was ‘at breaking point’ after losing his son
Ware (pictured with both his sons) said: 'I would trade myself any day to have my son Danny Josiah back with his brother, sister and family’
The youngster (pictured with his brother) had been playing outside with his siblings and mother when he was hit by the vehicle, according to a GoFundMe page
‘We both got to say we loved each other,’ he added. ‘Anybody that know me and know how much I love my kids please pretty please pray for my family as I'm at a breaking point and need all the help from God/family/friends we can get.’
A post on a GoFundMe page, set up to raise funds for funeral costs and travel arrangements, adds: 'On Friday, January 29, 2016 Danny and Liberty experienced a parent's worst nightmare, the loss of their youngest son, Danny Josiah Ware, in a tragic accident.
'Josiah along with his brother, cousins, and mom were playing outside when Josiah was struck by a vehicle.
'Although, passing quickly, without pain, the pain of his loss will be felt by the entire family and his sweet spirit will always be cherished and remembered.'
Ware, of Rockmart, Georgia, was known as D.J. during his time in the NFL. He won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants and also played for the Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
He last played in the NFL in 2012 and according to his Facebook profile, he is now a car salesman and lives in Athens, Georgia.
Ware (pictured after Super Bowl XLVI with his older son) won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants