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Footballer dies on pitch during match honouring brother who died in 2018

Italian footballer and former Parma midfielder Giuseppe Perrino passed away while while on the pitch during a memorial match for his late brother.

According to reports, Perrino succumbed to to heart complications on Wednesday, June 1 after the sudden collapse.

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His brother Rocco is reported to have died three years ago following the same complications.

After the star collapsed, paramedics tried all efforts to save him but all failed and and was pronounced dead later.

Perrino joined parma in 2012 but has had space lower league sides like Sapri, Ebolitana, Battipagliese, Turris, Real Poggiomarino, and a few others.

He also represented his country in the Italy Lega Pro U-21 team and the national under-21 C team.

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Authorities have since demanded for autopsy to establish the real cause of his death.

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