Pontus Segerstrom: Defender dies at 33 from brain tumour
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Swedish defender Pontus Segerstrom has died at the age of 33, two months after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
The IF Brommapojkarna captain made 14 appearances in the Allsvenskan, Sweden's top-flight, before he was diagnosed after suffering a headache.
His final outing was a Europa League qualifier against Torino on 31 July.
Club president Ola Danhard said: "Two months ago he was perfectly healthy. It's tragic. He enjoyed everybody's respect."