Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini has died after collapsing during Pescara-Livorno due to a heart attack. He was rushed to the local hospital, but confirmation has now arrived that he was already dead when the ambulance arrived.
"He suffered a cardiac arrest. Unfortunately he was already dead when the ambulance arrived. He never regained consciousness," announced Doctor De Blasi.
The visitors were winning 2-0 after 31 minutes when Livorno midfielder Morosini began to stagger and then fell to the ground. Medical staff tried to revive him on the pitch and he was then rushed to the local hospital in an ambulance.
The FIGC has cancelled all matches this weekend as a sign of mourning.