Brazilian footballer nicknamed Pele dies during match

Jul 10, 2012, 07:55 IST | IANS

Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a media report said

His team Sao Bernardo FC was playing on Saturday at home against Portuguesa Santista for the Sao Paulo under-17 championship and during the first period Ramos fell to the ground with convulsions.

The player was attended to on the field and transported to the emergency room of a nearby hospital, but he died before being admitted from cardiac arrest. 

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