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AFL star Dustin Martin was first discovered since his father died suddenly in December.

AFL superstar Dustin Martin has been seen for the first time since his father died suddenly when he went out to a training session with the Richmond Tigers in December.


AFL Superstar Dustin Martin has left for the first time since his father Shane died suddenly in December.

On Friday, a 30-year-old Richmond Tigers player attended a training session with his teammates at the Punt Road Oval. Melbourne..

The tattooed sportsman wore black and yellow training singlets and black shorts.

He’s back! On Friday, AFL superstar Dustin Martin (pictured) took part in training with Richmond Tiger’s teammates, the first training since his father Shane died tragically last month.

He wore a mix of high-top white socks and Nike’s Fluro orange, yellow, and white soccer boots.

During training, Dustin was focused and even smiled when drilling with fellow Richmond player.

During the training session, Dustin joined his team for sprints, ball passes and drop kicks.

Drill: Dustin joins his team at Melbourne's Punt Road Oval

Drill: Dustin joins his team at Melbourne’s Punt Road Oval

Dustin’s first outing takes place a month after the tragic loss of his father Shane Martin.

Dustin’s father, Shane, died in New Zealand in December and has lived since being deported from Australia in 2016.

The cause of death is unknown.

Collaborative Teammates: During training, Dustin focused when drilling with fellow Richmond player.

Collaborative Teammates: During training, Dustin focused when drilling with fellow Richmond player.

Good catch! AFL stars slowly saw the legendary sportsman in the field

Good catch! AFL stars slowly saw the legendary sportsman in the field

Kick it!Dustin undertook a strong-looking dropkick on Friday

Kick it!Dustin undertook a strong-looking dropkick on Friday

Tragic Death: Last month, Dustin's father Shane (right) died in New Zealand, where he lives, since he was deported from Australia in 2016.

Tragic Death: Last month, Dustin’s father Shane (right) died in New Zealand, where he lives, since he was deported from Australia in 2016.

“The Richmond Football Club can confirm the death of player Dustin Martin’s father, Shane Martin,” the club said in a brief statement at the time.

“The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Dustin, his brothers Bronson and Tyson, and the entire Martin family.”

NZ police went to the property on the street where Shane Martin lived. There, a man was found dead.

Statement:

Statement: “The Richmond Football Club can confirm the death of player Dustin Martin’s father, Shane Martin,” the club said in a brief statement at the time.

Richmond gave Dustin permission to fly abroad to visit his father in April, when the travel bubble began.

The pair shared a close bond, but did not meet each other for the 12 months prior to their visit due to travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

“It was a big challenge, but that’s what it is,” Martin told Fox Footy in March.

Special love:

Special love: “I loved my dad and he made me the man of today,” he said in March.

Close Bonds: The pair shared a close bond, but did not meet each other for the 12 months prior to their visit due to travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Close Bonds: The pair shared a close bond, but did not meet each other for the 12 months prior to their visit due to travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

“I love my dad and he made me me today. I completely believe he will come back here to see us win another flag ..

“It’s my dream to take the old man (to the stand) with the whole family and see Tiges win another flag.”

Dustin has long been a tiger as he made his AFL debut in the opening round of Richmond’s 2010 season.

Tiger Legend: Dustin has long been a tiger as he made his AFL debut in the opening round of Richmond's 2010 season.

Tiger Legend: Dustin has long been a tiger as he made his AFL debut in the opening round of Richmond’s 2010 season.

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AFL star Dustin Martin was first discovered since his father died suddenly in December.

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