RIO DE JANEIRO: A Brazil fan went into cardiac arrest while supporting his team in the World Cup game against Chile.
The 69 year old man was watching the Brazil vs Chile in a bar not far from Mineirao Stadium on Saturday.
The 69 year old man, who was a diabetic, felt unwell during the penalty shoot out.
The excited supporter was taken to hospital after Brazil striker Neymar scored his side’s final goal, sending the host nation through to the quarterfinals. The man died two hours later, a spokesperson for the state health department said.
Health officials said that they had to treat 100 people during the match when Brazil was against Chile.
A 50 year old woman also had complain of a heart problem while watching the penalty shoot.