Euro 2012: Italian fan dies while celebrating win

Updated: 29 June 2012 18:31 IST

An Italian fan died as he celebrated his country's Euro 2012 2-1 semi-final win over Germany, Ansa news agency reported on Friday.

Rome:

An Italian fan died as he celebrated his country's Euro 2012 2-1 semi-final win over Germany, Ansa news agency reported on Friday.

Antonello Idda, an unemployed 52-year-old from Tempio Pausania on the island of Sardinia, fell onto a glass table which broke under his weight and a shard pierced an artery behind his knee.

The victim's brother called an ambulance but the man died before he could be given first aid.

Topics : Football Euro 2012 Italy Germany Alou Diarra Lech Poznan
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