Sad news coming out of Qatar who are the hosts for the 2022 World Cup. 27-year-old Ecuador striker Christian “Chucho” Benitez died on Monday. He suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest, after severe stomach pain/ Benitez was born in Quito on May 1, 1986. The team said this in a statement:
His sudden departure is a big shock for each member of the technical and administrative staff. He was a player that over the short period he was here was regarded for his high moral character said the El laish Sports Club.
There were no reports of complaints from Benitez. The match was played in hot and humid conditions. Conditions which have led to calls to move the World Cup to a cooler time of year.
Link to the team El laish Sports Club.