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German Soccer Club Mourns Teammate Slain in Montana

Teammates, friends and relatives gather to remember Diren Dede at his football club, SC Teutonia 1910, on April 30, 2014 in Hamburg, Germany. German student Diren, 17, was fatally shot in the head and arm when he entered the garage of Markus Kaarma in Missoula, Mont., early on Sunday, April 27th.
Teammates, friends and relatives gather to remember Diren Dede at his football club, SC Teutonia 1910, on April 30, 2014 in Hamburg, Germany. German student Diren, 17, was fatally shot in the head and arm when he entered the garage of Markus Kaarma in Missoula, Mont., early on Sunday, April 27th.Getty Images

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Friends, family and members of a soccer club gathered Wednesday in Hamburg, Germany, for a farewell match to honor a local teenager who was killed Sunday in Missoula, Montana.

Seventeen-year-old exchange student Diren Dede was allegedly trespassing inside a garage when Missoula homeowner Markus Kaarma fired four times from a shotgun, killing the teen.

Kaarma faces a charge of deliberate homicide. He claims Montana’s self-defense law allowed him to shoot Dede, his lawyer Paul Ryan told the Associated Press.

The boy’s father said he never imagined his son could be shot for entering someone's property.

"I didn't think for one night that everyone here can kill somebody just because that person entered his backyard," Celal Dede said, according to The Associated Press.

At the charity football match a banner saying "Our brother is dying while America is looking on" was hung.

Image: Teammates, friends and relatives gather to remember Diren Dede at his football club, SC Teutonia 1910, on April 30, in Hamburg, Germany
Teammates, friends and relatives gather to remember Diren Dede at his football club, SC Teutonia 1910, on April 30, in Hamburg, Germany.Oliver Hardt / Getty Images

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