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Referee dies during match after suffering a heart attack (Video)

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A Brazilian referee has died during a match in front of shocked players and fans after he suffered a fatal heart attack.

The 44-year-old identified as, Isildo Fabiano Bianchi da Silva collapsed during a match between Sao Carlos and Taubate in Sao Carlos, Brazil.

In the video, Isildo Fabiano Bianchi da Silva can be seen bending over with his hands on his knees before falling to the ground.

This led to pandemonium as players from both teams rushed to his side and some even took off their tops and tried to fan him.

The futsal match, which was 0-0 at the time the referee had the heart attack, was abandoned.

The referee was later put onto a stretcher and carried off by Medical staff who then rushed him in an ambulance to the emergency unit in Vila Prado.

Watch video of the socking moment below;

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