23-year-old footballer dies on field


alen_pamicAlen Pamic, 23, a player of the Croatian First League team Istria 1961, died on Friday night during a small-pitch recreational game, after suffering a heart attack, In Serbia reports.

Alen, the son of Istra coach Igor Pamic and brother of Dinamo Zagreb player Zvonko Pamic, had a history of heart problems and he had collapsed on the field at least three times before.

A midfielder, Pamic spent the 2010/11 season with Standard Liege, but was released after his first collapse, when he had to be reanimated.

Alen Pamic also played for the national youth teams of Croatia.


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