How Did Marc Vivien Foe Die?


Marc-Vivien Foé was a Cameroonian international footballer, who played in midfield for both his club and his country. Marc-Vivien died on a Thursday 26th June 2003, in the 72nd minute during a Confederations Cup semi-final game which was against Colombia in Lyon, France. A first autopsy did not determine the exact cause of death, but a second one concluded that Foé's death was heart-related. Evidence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy was found, a hereditary condition which is known to increase the risk of sudden death during physical exercise.
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Marc-Vivien Foé died in France on June 26th 2003 from cardiovascular disease. He was 28 years, 1 month and 25 days old when he died.
Foe collapsed on the field. An autopsy revealed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and
Marc suffered a heart failure due to a heart condition that some African athletes seem to have (Nwankwo Kanu was another footballer who had a similar problem which was corrected through
26th of June 2003.
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