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Real Madrid fan dies while celebrating Morata's winner

Tragedy in a bar on the coast near Alicante, where a Real Madrid fan collapsed and died while celebrating Real Madrid's winning goal over Sporting Lisbon.

Real Madrid fan dies while celebrating Morata's winner
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Tragedy during Real Madrid game

A Real Madrid fan collapsed and died while celebrating Álvaro Morata's late winner for Real Madrid against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League last night. 

According to Costacomunicaciones the tragedy took place in San Vicente del Raspeig, in the Alicante region. 

Victim watching Real Madrid game in a bar

The victim was watching the Real Madrid game in the bar 'El bon gust' and suffered a heart attack while celebrating the goal that gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon. 

According to a witness present in the bar the fan "stood up to celebrate and suddenly collapsed". 

Bar owner too upset to comment

The local police and an ambulance were dispatched to the scene where they tried to save the victim's life, but were unsuccessful. The owner of the bar has shut the establishment for the time being and was too upset to comment on the events