Brazilian referee Isildo Fabiano Bianchi has died after having a fatal heart attack on the court during a futsal match between Sao Carlos and Taubate, in Sao Paulo.

The 44-year-old referee unexpectedly collapsed on the ground in front of players who immediately rushed to help him.

Bianchi was taken off the court on a stretcher before being taken to hospital by ambulance.

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The Brazilian Futsal League (PFL) expressed condolences to the referee’s family.

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