Antonio José Puerta Pérez was a Spanish footballer who played solely for Sevilla. Mainly a left midfielder who could also operate as an attacking left back, he died on 28 August 2007 affected with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, three days after suffering a series of cardiac arrests during a La Liga game against Getafe on the 25th. Puerta won five titles with his only club.
About Antonio Puerta
Former win back who played for Sevilla from 2004 to 2007. After going into cardiac arrest during the middle of a 2007 game, he died of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia at the age of 22.
He began his youth career with AD Nervion and joined the youth set-up of Sevilla in 1993.
He made one appearance with the Spanish national team in 2006.
He was born Antonio José Puerta Pérez in Sevilla Spain.
Elite defender Sergio Ramos was a friend of his, as well as his teammate on both Sevilla and the Spanish national team.
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- Association football players who died while playing
- Sportspeople from Seville
- Sevilla Atlético players
- Spain under-23 international footballers
- Sevilla FC players
- Competitors at the 2005 Mediterranean Games
- Spain under-21 international footballers
- Spain international footballers
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