LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – The community came out to support the family of a teen that recently passed away. His service was held at a church in New Mexico.

Football player Abraham Romero was in a medically induced coma for three weeks after suffering a brain injury during a game on August 26. He passed away on September 17.

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After his passing, Mayor Ken Miyagishima proclaimed September 22 as Abraham Romero Day after his field number 22.

Romero’s funeral was held at Las Cruces First followed by a burial at Saint Joseph’s Cemetary. A fellow teammate said they will miss playing football and hanging out with their friend.