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Son of Brazil legend Cafu dies after suspected heart attack while playing football

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 5, 2019, 6:06 pm IST
Updated Sep 5, 2019, 6:06 pm IST
Danilo was soon rushed to the hospital but despite best efforts from the doctors, he passed away.
Cafu’s eldest son Danilo suffered a heart attack while playing football with friends on Wednesday in Sau Paulo. (Photo: Twitter/433)
 Cafu’s eldest son Danilo suffered a heart attack while playing football with friends on Wednesday in Sau Paulo. (Photo: Twitter/433)

Mumbai: Reports from Brazil state that Cafu’s eldest son Danilo suffered a heart attack while playing football with friends on Wednesday in Sau Paulo. Danilo had complained of feeling unwell after playing football for ten minutes at Cafu’s home.

He was soon rushed to the hospital but despite best efforts from the doctors, he passed away. The news was confirmed by Cafu’s friend and former teammate Paulo Sergio.

 

Cafu is considered to be the greatest defender of all time. He made 142 appearances for Brazil and also played two World Cups for Brazil, 1994 and 2002.

Many clubs have tweeted their condolences for Danilo.

 

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