Riuler de Oliveira Faustino is a Brazilian footballer who played in youth teams in his country years ago. The midfielder went to Japan in 2019. First, he represented the colors of J.FC Miyazaki. Six months later, however, the Brazilian joined Shonan Bellmare, whose player he remained until the last days. In total, he has played 12 games since the transfer and scored two assists.
Mysterious death of a 23-year-old footballer. The club has not yet issued a detailed statement
According to information from some local and Brazilian media, the 23-year-old midfielder’s death was caused by a heart attack. However, not all sources agree on this issue. His health condition did not seem to indicate any problems on this background. “We are very saddened by this sudden announcement. We express our deepest sympathy,” the club said in a statement. The Japan Times portal writes that “the cause of death has not been disclosed”, adding that the results of the autopsy are awaiting.
In the past, Riuler de Oliveira Faustino was considered one of the talents of the Brazilian youth team. The midfielder made his debut for Brazil under the age of 17. He played seven games for the team.