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maR­cOS cOll (1935-2017)

The son of Elias Coll, Colom­bia’s first FIFA ref­eree, and fa­ther of Colom­bian in­ter­na­tional Mario Coll, the mid­fielder made his name by scor­ing the World Cup’s only goal di­rect from a cor­ner, beat­ing Soviet Union goal­keeper Lev Yashin in the 1962 fi­nals in Chile.

Che­ick Tiote (1986-2017)

Part of Ivory Coast’s African Na­tions Cup­win­ning squad in 2015, the mid­fielder col­lapsed while train­ing with Chi­nese sec­ond-tier side Beijing En­ter­prises and died shortly after­wards. Won the Bel­gian league twice with An­der­lecht and the Dutch ti­tle once with Twente be­fore play­ing six sea­sons in the Pre­mier League with New­cas­tle United.

hO­RacE bURREll (1950-2017)

The pres­i­dent of the Ja­maican foot­ball fed­er­a­tion be­tween 1994 and 2003 and from 2007 to 2017, “Cap­tain” Burrell, as he was known, over­saw Ja­maica’s qual­i­fi­ca­tion for the 1998 World Cup fi­nals. He was also vice-pres­i­dent of CONCACAF and in 2011 was banned by the FIFA ethics com­mit­tee for his role in the Caribbean Foot­ball Union bribery scan­dal.

Os­car Ful­lone (1939-2017)

The Ar­gen­tinian coach won back-to­back African Cham­pi­ons League ti­tles in 1998 and 1999 with Ivo­rian side ASEC Mi­mosas and Raja Casablanca of Morocco. He also led Moroccan side Wy­dad Casablanca to the African Cup-win­ners Cup ti­tle in 2002. De­spite his il­lus­tri­ous ca­reer in the du­gout he later fell on hard times and died in poverty in Casablanca.

gI­U­lIanO SaRtI (1933-2017)

Goal­keeper in the In­ter­nazionale side that won the Euro­pean Cup in 1964 and 1965, he also won Serie A twice with In­ter and once with Fiorentina.

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