Cafu's eldest son, Danilo, has died after suffering a heart attack while playing football

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Brazilian legend Cafu’s eldest son has tragically passed away after suffering a heart-attack while playing football at his family home in Sao Paulo.

Danilo Feliciano de Moraes - known as Danilo - said that he ‘wasn’t feeling good’ after just ten minutes of the game and was rushed to hospital.

Unfortunately he was unable to overcome the attack and sadly passed away on Wednesday.

He was just 30 years old.

The heart-breaking news was confirmed by Cafu’s former teammate Paulo Sergio and has since been reported in The Sun.

The Brazilian football community has rushed to the support of the Cafu family after the shock loss of Danilo as tributes and messages of condolence continue to flood in.

Cafu posted a photo to social media just three weeks ago with his children in which Danilo looks a picture of health, smiling alongside his father and siblings.

Such awful news - may he rest in peace.

Cafu played in a staggering three consecutive World Cup finals (1994, 1998, 2002) winning in 1994 while captaining the side to yet more global dominance at the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan.

He played an integral part in one of the most successful periods for the South American giants.

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The defender is the most capped Brazilian international of all time, with an incredible 142 appearances in the famous yellow shirt.

He was part of an incredible AC Milan side that claimed European glory in 2007 as well, beating Liverpool in the final of the UEFa Champions League.

Cafu retired in 2008, scoring his in his final game having made 282 appearances in Serie A for Roma and Milan.

Our thought and prayers go out to the family during this difficult time.

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