Former Birmingham City striker Christian Benítez died in hospital in Qatar today from complications leading to cardiac arrest at the age of 27. The striker from Ecuador died just weeks after a £10million move to Qatar side, El Jaish.
Ecuadorian Football Federation said on their website that Benitez 'had
severe stomach pain, was rushed to a hospital, where after a few hours
suffered cardio respiratory arrest, which ended his life.'
May his soul rest in peace..amen.