Sepp Blatter saddened by Piermario Morosini's death

Sepp Blatter
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter expresses his sadness following the death of Italian midfielder Piermario Morosini.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has expressed his sadness following the death of Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini yesterday afternoon.

The 25-year-old suffered a suspected cardiac arrest during Livorno's Serie B encounter with Pescara.

"There are no words to express what I felt when I learned about Morosini's death. I only have tears," Blatter told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

All league games in Italy this weekend have been postponed as a mark of respect to Morosini and his family.

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