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Footballers Who Passed Out And Died While Playing.

Football is a game of contact and tackles are bound to happen in a football match.The are sometime however too extreme and can easily cause death.Here ore some footballers who died while at a tendor age playing football.

1.Marc Vivian Foe.

Marc was a cameroonian footballer who did play for Manchester city.In June 2019, his team faced Colombia in an international tournament which was being held in France.In the 72nd minute Marc collapsed at the centre circle and passed out.He was alive on arrival to the stadium's medical center but he died shortly afterwards.It was later concluded that his death was heart related.

2.Christiano Jr.

At the age of twenty five, Christiano was playing for Goan Club Dempo and it was during this match that he died.He had scored the first goal and he was running towards the goal to score his second when he collided with the goalkeeper and he never woke up again.

3.Cheick Tiote.

The ivory coast international had a wonderful career at Newcastle united.In 2017 he simply fainted during a regular training session and was taken to hospital where he died.

4.Phil O'Donnel.

He was Motherwell's skipper and he died due to heat failure in a match against Dundee United in December of 2007.The Scottish international had a wonderful career having played for both Celtic and Sheffield Wednesday.He collapsed just as he was about to be substituted.

5.Antonio Puerta.

At a tendor age of 22 the Sevilla and Spain international died after collapsing in a match Getafe on a Saturday.He actually collapsed after joking towards his own goal.

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