Reports in Spain are claiming that a young Spanish footballer named Nacho Barbera has died after suffering a Cardiac arrest while playing for his club, UD Alzira.
The young football was said to have suddenly fallen ill and was taken to a hospital where attempts to save his life ultimately proved unsuccessful.
La UD Alzira está de luto. Esta tarde ha fallecido durante un partido en Ontinyent su futbolista Nacho Barberà. D.E.P.
Quedan suspendidos todos los partidos de los equipos del fútbol base, tanto en casa como de visitantes. pic.twitter.com/Zr1cdWk85Q
— UD Alzira (@UDAlzira) February 3, 2018
He had been training all week, and the club confirmed that he had never suffered any symptom to suggest that he had such a health problem before his demise.
Based in Valencia, UD Alzira were playing against CD Esport Base Ontinyent when the incident occurred and all of the club’s games for the weekend has been canceled.
— LaLiga (@LaLiga) February 3, 2018
El FC Barcelona desea expresar sus condolencias a la familia y a la @UDAlzira por la pérdida del cadete Nacho Barberà. Descanse en paz
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) February 4, 2018
Several La Liga sides have offered their condolences including Sevilla and Alaves, while some football stars in the La Liga have also put up messages of condolence for the youngster’s family.