By peoplestaff225
August 29, 2007 07:51 AM

Sevilla FC footballer Antonio Puerta, 22, passed away yesterday, after suffering a massive heart attack three days ago. Puerta, who was due to become a father for the first time in six weeks, had an incurable hereditary heart disease which was the cause of the heart attack, combined with organ failure and brain damage.

He is survived by his girlfriend, his son due the second week of October, co-players and friends.

Source: The Telegraph

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