Gregory Mertens

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Gregory Mertens (2 February 1991 – 30 April 2015) was a Belgian professional footballer. His position was central defender. He played in the Belgian Pro League, playing for Cercle Brugge (2011–2014) and Lokeren (2014–2015). He was born in Anderlecht.

Mertens went into cardiac arrest and collapsed on 27 April 2015 while playing a game against K.R.C. Genk. He died from heart failure on 30 April at a Genk hospital, aged 24.[1]

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  1. "Gregory Mertens: Ex-Belgium U21 player dies after collapse". BBC. 30 April 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.