Former Stoke City Defender Dies Aged 25

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Former Stoke City defender Dionatan Teixeira has died at the age of 25 from a suspected heart attack.

Teixeira joined Stoke in 2014 after trials with several other Premier League clubs including Manchester City.

Unfortunately for the Brazilian’s his time in England was disrupted by injury and he made only two substitute appearances for Stoke in three years at the club.

According to his current club, FC Sheriff, the Brazilian took ill and died on Sunday after a suspected heart attack.