A football player was killed by lightning during a soccer match in Indonesia, causing panic in the stadium.

It can be seen in the video that the football players were playing a friendly match on the field when it suddenly started to rain with thunder and lightning. According to local media, a 35-year-old player of the “FLO” Subang team, Spitan, was killed by lightning.


The tragic incident is the second incident of lightning striking an Indonesian footballer in the past 12 months. A young soccer player in Bujonegoro, East Java, was killed by lightning during the 2023 Soeratin U-13 Cup. In 2023, a 21-year-old Brazilian footballer was also struck by lightning on the pitch.