Football, one of the most popular games in the world, has seen a lot of fatal incidents during big matches. World class footballers, who have played well, have lost their valuable lives on the ground while playing important matches. In last 10 years there were so many players who have faced such fatal incidents. Here are 10 of them:
- Matt Gadsby (2006)
While playing against Harrogate Town, he lost his life during Conference North Game.
- Phill O’Donnell (2007)
He lost his life during a winning match played against Dundee United.
- Herve King (2008)
Representing Ringmer, the player died while playing against Three Bridges.
- Victor Hugo Avalos (2009)
Played against Salesianito, Hugo died on the ground while playing for Villa Florida.
- Wilson Mene (2010)
He died during Cambodian league match that held in National Olympic stadium.
- Bobsam Elejiko (2011)
Playing against Exc. Kaart FC, he died in 5th Tier match. He was playing for K. Merksem SC.
- Piermario Morosini (2012)
Playing for Livorno, the player died during a match against Pescara in Serie B game.
- Dominik Rupp (2013)
He died in the Saarlandligo match while playing against team Saar 05 Saarbrucken due to cardiac failure.
- Akli Fairuz (2014)
Unfortunate collision with opposite team’s goalkeeper took Akli’s life in a match in Indonesian Premier League.
- Christian Gomez (2015)
An argentine player, playing for Atletico Parana Club, collapsed due to heart failure in Primera B Nacional match.
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