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Christian Benitez, an Ecuador striker who died Monday after playing his first game for his new Qatari club.

Chucho Benitez dies of apparent heart attack.

Chucho Benitez dies of apparent heart attack. Photo credit: 

Christian “Chucho” Benitez the Ecuadorian striker who recently began playing for his new Qatari club, El Jaish has passed away. He was 27 years old.

After Monday’s match Chucho complained about severe stomach pains, was admitted into the hospital and later died of heart failure.

Last season Benitez was the top goal scorer in the Mexican league with 30 goals. Benitez was instrumental in assisting Mexican Club America win the Mexican championship. He arrived on transfer in July to Qatar.

Ecuador football federation president. Luis Chiriboga said everything has already been sorted to bring home the remains of Chucho Benítez.” A private plane has been hired to bring the his body home.




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