Age: 22 (Nov. 26, 1984 – Aug. 28, 2007)
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest; arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
In his first season with Sevilla, Puerta scored this pivotal game-winning goal to beat Schalke in the 2006 UEFA Cup semifinals. The next season Puerta would come through in the clutch again by netting a penalty kick in Sevilla's victory over Espanyol in the 2007 UEFA Cup Final. Three months later, during the club's first match of the season, Puerta collapsed on the pitch from cardiac arrest and died three days later. His condition was later found to be an inherited form of heart disease.