Updated June 7, 2021, 3:09 pm
- In Italy, amateur soccer player Giuseppe Perrino died during a charity match for his dead brother.
- The Italian media report unanimously.
- According to initial findings, Perrino succumbed to a heart attack.
Italian football mourns the loss of former amateur footballer Giuseppe Perrino. The 29-year-old collapsed during a charity game for his dead brother and died. He died of a heart attack, Italian media reported. Attempts to revive him failed.
The tragic incident took place in the hometown of the brothers, the parish of Poggiomarino near Naples. The football match was organized in honor of Rocco Perrino, who died three years ago at the age of 24 after an illness. (afp / mgb)