Soccer-Ecuador international Benitez dies aged 27 (Reuters)

July 29 (Reuters) – Ecuador international Christian Benitez has died at the age of 27, his Qatari club El Jaish said on Monday amid conflicting media reports about the cause of his death. Benitez, who played 58 times for Ecuador, was the son of Ermen Benitez, one of his country’s all-time leading goalscorers. El Jaish, who signed Benitez only three weeks ago, confirmed his death on their website (www.eljaish.com). Some reports said he died in a car crash, others that he suffered a heart attack after a training session. …

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