The Belgian goalkeeper fell to the ground and died after saving a penalty kick in the game. He was only 25 years old
February 16 According to reports, Belgian goalkeeper Arne Espier was saving a penalty for the team
After the ball fell to the ground and died.
The Belgian goalkeeper, who played for Winkelsport’s B team, died at the age of 25 after collapsing on the pitch after saving a penalty during Saturday’s match, reports said.
Winkle Sports wrote in a statement: “Winkle Sports is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Arne Esper. Our sincerest condolences go out to Arne’s family and friends.
Espiel’s team had a 2-1 lead against Westeros Zebeck, but he collapsed in the second half of the game, according to CBS Sports.
He collapsed on the pitch after receiving the penalty and was pronounced dead in hospital when paramedics arrived and administered a defibrillator.
According to Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad, more than 1,000 people, including Esper’s family, came to Saint-Eloy-Winkel to pay tribute to Esper on Monday night.
The autopsy results have not yet been released, and the cause of death has not yet been determined.
It was the second incident in recent months in which Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin was rushed to the hospital after suffering an on-court cardiac arrest in January.