10 players who died on the playing field

Football leaves us with unforgettable moments, victories and joys, However, sometimes it has its sad and impacting moments, Emijoemedia dishes out the list of high profile players that died during matches

Antonio Puerta

The Sevilla player died on the 28th of August 2007, three days after playing a league game between Sevilla and Getafe. During the game he fainted, and had to be substituted. Despite the fact he re-gained consciousness and was able to walk off the pitch himself, he again lost consciousness in the changing room and, eventually, died as a result of a postanoxic encephalopathy in the hospital

Miklos Feher

Feher passed on the 25th of January 2004, matured 24, while he played for Benfica against Vitoria de Guimaraes. Feher fell on the pitch, in the wake of beginning to walk gradually and putting forth an attempt to continue to play. He passed on because of an aspiratory embolism

Marc-Vivien Foe

Foe died on the 26th of June 2003, whilst he was representing Cameroon, during a game against Columbia in France. He collapsed suddenly on the pitch, as a result of a heart attack, due to an inflammation of the right ventricle.

Piermario Morosini

Morosini died on the 14th of April 2012, after suffering a heart attack in the middle of a game between Livorno and Pescara. Morosini was taken to the hospital in a critical state, but they couldn’t do anything to save his life.

Jose Antonio Gallardo

Gallardo suffered a bang to the head during a gave between Celta Vigo and Malaga. The keeper recovered without problems, but 17 days later he fell into a coma as a result of the bang. A week later, on the 8th of January 1988, he died.


Marcio Dos Santos


He kicked the bucket on the 28th of October 2002, not long after playing a game between Deportivo Wanka and Alianza Lima. Indeed, Marcio scored the triumphant objective for his team. Before the game he wasn’t feeling good, and his primary care physician endorsed him tablets for his cerebral pain. At long last, he kicked the bucket in the clubs inn in the wake of enduring a coronary episode.

Alen Pamic

Pamic endured a respiratory failure while playing a benevolent with NK Istra in Maruzni, on the 22nd of June 2013. He had a long history of cardiovascular issues and it wasn’t the first occasion when he had fallen on the pitch, yet the doctors let him proceed with his profession. On this event notwithstanding, he was unable to continue and he passed on.

Peter Biaksangzuala

The 23-year-old midfielder of Bethlehem Vengthlang in India, kicked the bucket on the nineteenth of October 2014 after enduring genuine harm to his dorsal spine subsequent to attempting to celebrate with a reverse somersault when he scored.

Cristian Gomez

The 27-year-old footballer kicked the bucket subsequent to swooning and dying during a game, while playing for Atletico Parana against Boca Unidos, on the 24th of May 2015.

Serhiy Perkhun

The goalkeeper of CSKA Moscow Serhiy Perkhun passed on ten days subsequent to going into a trance like state, on the 29th of August 2001, following a major thump to the head after unintentionally crashing into an adversary player, during a game in the Russian alliance.


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