An Egyptian football pundit died after watching his nation slump to their third consecutive World Cup defeat in Russia. Abdel Rahim Mohamed was due to analyse Egypt’s 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia but was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack.
It was reported he had become increasingly emotional watching the game at TV studios in Cairo.
Abdel Rahim Mohamed died from a heart attack after Egypt crashed out of the World Cup following 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia
The former football coach had become emotional watching Egypt’s defeat
Egypt were dispatched from the tournament without a single point after Salem Al-Dawsari scored a 94th minute winner for the Saudis. Read more