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Football Player Dies During a Match in Peru

Five minutes before the end of a game between the football teams Real Garcilaso and Sporting Cristal, 18-year-old Sporting Cristal player Yair José Clavijo suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away. Sporting Cristal's medical team tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate him at the field of the Municipal Stadium in Urcos, in Cusco.

Former football commentator Elejalder Godos [es] joined the Twitter users who resorted [es] to the microblogging network to express their feelings about this sad news:

My condolences to Yair Clavijo's family for the untimely passing of young Sporting Cristal player in a Cusquean field.

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