The Brazilian centre-back, who had been playing for Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol, reportedly passed away in his homeland on Sunday while playing a game of football with friends. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
The Potters expressed their condolences with Teixeira's family after hearing the news of his passing.
Chief executive Tony Scholes told the club's website: “Dionatan was a hugely popular member of our squad and it’s difficult to comprehend that he has passed away at such a young age.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his young family and friends at such a difficult time.”
Sheriff also released a statement, saying the entire club had been shaken by the news.
"The whole team of FC Sheriff, from simple workers to the management of the club, is shocked by the tragic news. The pain of loss is great.
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