Has not disappeared from the memory of what happens when Fabrice Muamba had a heart attack while playing for his team, Bolton Wanderers, against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup quarter-final, a similar incident happen again. This time, the issue hit the attacker Bangalore Mars, D Venkatesh, in a match the regional level in India. Different from Muamba, who survived thanks to the alertness of the medical team, Venkatesh died.
According to local media India, 27-year-old striker was not helped his life due to the slow handling of the medical team. One of them, no ambulance available at the Stadium of Bangalore, where the match was held. Venkatesh's teammates had to carry with tuk-tuk to the nearest hospital.
"Venkatesh appeared as a second half substitute for his club against the South Western Railway. He fainted at the end of the game," wrote India Football Federation (AIFF) in a statement.