Brighton seafront crash victim Suel Delgado was 'a lovely lad'
Tributes have been paid to a footballer who died when he was struck by a car on the Sussex coast.
Suel Delgado, 20, suffered head injuries when he and two others were hit by a BMW X6 following a fight in Marine Parade, at about 05:20 GMT on Sunday.
Sussex Police has launched a murder investigation.
Loxwood Football Club said: "We will miss everything about you; your cheeky smile, energy and jokes."
A man, 33, held on suspicion of attempted murder remains in custody.
A 32-year-old man held on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm has been released while inquiries continue.
The two other injured men, aged 18 and 22, are in a serious condition in hospital, police said.
Mr Delgado's family said: "Suel was a beloved son, brother and friend. He always took care of his family and he will be sadly missed."
In a Facebook post, Loxwood Football Club said: "This is the hardest tweet as a club we have ever had to do but sadly we have lost a member of our Magpie family.
"Suel Delgado passed away yesterday.
"We will miss everything about you; your cheeky smile, energy and jokes. Such a lovely lad to have around the club."