Valencia mourn fan who suffered heart attack during Barcelona match

A Valencia fan in attendance at the Mestalla against Barcelona died of a heart attack on Saturday evening, the club announced in a statement.

Valencia CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga

VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: General view of Estadi de Mestalla pitch before the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images) Source: Getty Images Europe

Valencia, who drew 1-1 thanks to Santi Mina's 86th-minute equaliser, passed on their condolences to the family of the supporter who was taken to hospital but died later.

"Valencia CF lament the irreparable loss of a fan after the match in Mestalla," read a statement on Valencia's official website. "The club is at the disposal of the family and shares the pain of all their loved ones."


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Published 6 December 2015 at 10:15pm
Source: PA Sport