Professional soccer player Patrick Ekeng died after collapsing on the field during a televised game in Romania.
Patrick, a 26-year-old midfielder from Cameroon, played for Dinamo Bucharest. His team was playing Viitorul in Bucharest on Friday when he collapsed. Patrick fell during the 69th minute of the game and was rushed to hospital, where he was declared dead, local media reported.
Prior to Dinamo Bucharest, Ekeng he played for Spanish football club Cordoba.
Patrick is not the first international Cameroon sports star to collapse on the pitch.
In 2003, soccer player Marc-Vivien Foe died from cardiac arrest during a Confederations Cup semifinal in France. It was a tragic shock to the cameroonian funs and many others across the world, many think he might have had heart problems, and that might be true, however, prosecutors have begun probing into Patrick’s death in Romania.
May his soul rest in eternal peace!
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