During one of the matches of the Futsal tournament, Magma Pan kup, which was held in the Croatian city of varaždin, the tragedy occurred.
In the 24th minute of the match 42-year-old former player of the national team of Croatia Futsal Mate Colak lost consciousness, reports Sport.ua.
He tried to provide medical assistance, but on the way to the hospital the athlete died.
Mate Culjak advocated different Croatian clubs, as well as for the Italian «Luparense».
In the national team of Croatia he participated in the world championship 2000 and the European championship 2001.
At the end of a player’s career for several years he was the head coach of Dinamo Zagreb.