Ramon Ismael Coronel, 17-year-old goalie, dies in Argentina while celebrating saving a penalty

Ramon Ismael Coronel, 17-year-old goalie, dies in Argentina while celebrating saving a penalty

- Ramon Ismael Coronel has lost his life while celebrating saving a penalty in Argentina

- This ugly incident was said to have occurred on Tuesday, July 9, around 9pm

- Coronel was been rushed to the hospital after he collapsed but died on the road

Ramon Ismael Coronel who is a 17-year-old goalkeeper has reportedly lost his life in Argentina while celebrating saving a penalty in a local football match.

He was playing for his side Union de Golondrina in a match coinciding with an annual religious festival.

Tragedy happened around 9pm on Tuesday, July 9, in a village near the city of Reconquista in the north of the province of Santa Fe according to UK Sun.

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The report added that Ramon Ismael Coronel saved a penalty with his chest and later collapsed on the pitch before going into cardiac arrest.

There was no ambulance at the scene and supporters had to put Ramon Ismael Coronal inside a pick-up before he died on the way to the hospital.

Efforts made by medical personnel to resuscitate his life on getting to the hospital were futile as he was confirmed dead.

“I can’t understand why there wasn’t an ambulance at an event like this,'' Ramon's dad Eduardo Coronel said according to the report on UK Sun.

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Previously, Legit.ng had reported how French League side FC Nantes concluded plans to retire the number nine jersey in honor of their former star Emiliano Sala.

The Argentine international was confirmed dead on Thursday after his body was pulled from the wreckage of the plane which crashed into the English Channel on January 21.

Sala was on his way to join his new Premier League club after sealing a £15 million move to join Cardiff City earlier this year.

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