Serie B player, 25, dies during match

Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini has died after collapsing on the pitch in Saturday's Serie B match at Pescara, with the match abandoned after 31 minutes.

Morosini, 25, was rushed to hospital after medical staff attended to him on the pitch for a suspected heart attack, but died on arrival. The game was then called off with the other players leaving the field in tears

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krazykombatant1740d ago

very sad to hear. Hopefully this is something to be taken more serious in regards to players heart conditions.

PaPa-Slam1740d ago (Edited 1740d ago )

I'm Sorry, this is extremely sad to hear, My best regards to his Family & friends. 'May He Rest In Peace'.

Nes_Daze1739d ago

Very sad, God bless him and his family.

dcortz20271739d ago

How tragic. May he rest in peace and best regards to all his family and friends!

silvacrest1739d ago

i think its obvious that now, more then ever, we NEED to have more heart screenings for professional athletes

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