Belgian goalkeeper Arne Espeel dies aged 25 after collapsing on pitch | Football

Belgian goalkeeper Arne Espeel died after he collapsed on the pitch on Saturday, moments after saving a penalty for his team. He was 25.

Winkel Sport B, who play in the second provincial division of West Brabant in Belgium, were 2-1 up against Westrozebeke when their opponents were awarded a penalty in the second half.

According to reports in Belgian media, Espeel saved the spot kick but dropped to the ground afterward. Emergency services rushed to help Espeel and tried to revive him with a defibrillator, but he was pronounced dead shortly after he was taken to hospital.

The game was played…


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