Soccer players who collapsed on the pitch
Many have lost their lives while playing
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Soccer players are undoubtedly among some of the fittest people on earth. But sometimes even the best can have hidden underlying health conditions that can knock them down. Sadly, the history of the sport is tainted with stories of players who have collapsed on the pitch. From heart attacks to accidents that rendered them unconscious, we've seen our fair share of soccer stars collapsing.
Browse through the following gallery and revisit these devastating moments.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom