Serie A - Supporter dies at Sassuolo-Roma

There was tragedy at Sassuolo-Roma when a local fan died of a suspected heart attack in the stands.

Serie A - Supporter dies at Sassuolo-Roma

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Missiroli Nainggolan Sassuolo Roma 2014 AP/LaPresse

It’s reported 46-year-old Andrea Giovanardi was climbing up the steps to his seat with his brother and friends when he collapsed before the game.

Emergency services were present at the Mapei Stadium and rushed to help, but he died on arrival in the Santa Maria Nuova hospital in Reggio Emilia.

He is believed to have died from a heart attack.

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