Matsuda dies after heart attack
August 4, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Matsuda, 34, suffered a heart attack during a 15-minute warm-up run before training with his club Matsumoto Yamaga on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital unconscious and slipped into a coma. He was placed on life support but did not regain conciousness.
"He passed away today at 1:06 p.m.," Yamaga president Hiroshi Otsuki said. "Since Tuesday there has been an outpouring ...