Antonio Puerta

Antonio Puerta

Birth
Death 28 Aug 2007 (aged 22)
Burial Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain
Memorial ID 21216833 · View Source
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Professional Soccer Player. Puerta played in Sevilla Football Club. On 25 August 2007, Puerta collapsed and lost consciousness during Sevilla's first match of the 2007-08 La Liga season against Getafe due to a heart attack. After recovering and being substituted, Puerta collapsed once again in the changing room. He died in the hospital three days later. Puerta is the third high-profile footballer to die prematurely from heart problems following Marc-Vivien Foe and Miklos Feher. He is survived by his wife, who is expecting their first child.


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  • Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 28 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21216833
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Antonio Puerta (26 Nov 1984–28 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21216833, citing Cementerio de San Fernando, Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain ; Maintained by José L Bernabé Tronchoni (contributor 46500104) .