Christopher Maboulou, A French professional footballer, died of heart attack at the age of 30.
This occurred on Sunday as he engaged on a friendly game of football with his friends at Montfermeil, the Paris suburb where he was born.
According to the UK Sun, he collapsed on the pitch and was rushed to the hospital but was not able to make it.
Christopher Maboulou, the former French top-flight star, 30, appeared 29 times in Ligue 1 for Bastia.
The Corsican club said: “We have sadly just learned of the tragic death of our former player Christopher Maboulou.
“We extend our sincerest condolences to his family, friends and loved ones. May he rest in peace.”
Chateauroux tweeted: “Christopher was a child of our club. Football was his life.
“It was while playing the sport that he loved so much that he left his favourite playground.”
Former Chateauroux president Michel Denisot also said: “My thoughts go out to the family and friends of the club’s former player Christopher Maboulou. RIP.”
In 2011, when the doctor diagnosed cardiac problem, he took an enforced two years break from football. After three years, he recovered sufficiently well and moved to Bastia.
The French footballer also played for Chateauroux, Nancy, Greeks PAS Giannina and Evian. He was released from Evian last summer.
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