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5 Tragic Unforgettable Events That Happened In The World Of Football (Photos)

On the field, stadium disasters, plane crashes, and riots have all occurred during the course of football's rich history. The following are the eight most disastrous football mishaps.

1. There was an accident with a Leicester City chopper in 2018

After taking off from the King Power Stadium on October 27, 2018, an AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter crashed. Leicester City Football Club played their home games at the stadium, which was located in Leicester, England. All five individuals on board, including club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the pilot, and four passengers, were killed in the crash.

2. The Hillsborough disaster; 15 April 1989, Sheffield.

The Hillsborough tragedy occurred on April 15, 1989, during an FA Cup semi-final game in Sheffield's Hillsborough Stadium between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. Overcrowding was at the root of the catastrophe, and as a result, many fans lost their lives. There were close to 100 fatalities and many injuries.

3. Moscow 1982: the Luzhniki disaster

During a European football match in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium in 1982, a crush killed 66 supporters, according to reports. This is one of football's most devastating moments.

(4) Bradford City stadium fire; May 11th, 1985; Bradford

On 11th May, 1985, the Bradford City stadium fire happened during an English League third division match between Bradford City and Lincoln City. This sad incident took place at Valley Parade ground, which was the home ground of Bradford. The fire spread so quickly. About 56 people died and 265 were injured on that day.

5. The Air Disaster in Munich in 1958

United had a poor day on February 6, 1958, when they lost a lot of games. In a plane crash returning from a European meeting, the vast majority of the "Busby Babes" perished.

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