How many people have died playing soccer football?
8 (I have tried to provide a reason for why they died):
Mistar-Indonesia: killed by pigs overruning the pitch 2 players
struck by lightning: Army Ciup Final Tony Allden-Shirley: Struck by
lightning David Longhurst-York City: Colapsed and died shortly
before half time Sam Wynne-Bury John Thompson-Celtic: Flung himself
at the feet of Sam English Jimmy Thorpe-Sunderland: Injured playing
against Chealsea, died a few days later