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Mourners attend Morosini funeral

Published 1602 GMT (0002 HKT) April 19, 2012
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Distraught mourners follow the coffin of Piermario Morosini at the funeral service at the Church of San Gregorio in Bergamo on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Priest Luciano Manenti watches the hearse carrying the coffin leaving after the funeral service. AFP/Getty Images
Livorno fans display a banner at Armando Picchi Stadium on Wednesday as part of a ceremony commemorating the 25-year-old player. Getty Images
Armando Picchi Stadium has become a site of mourning, with fans leaving hundreds of personal tributes to Morosini since his tragic death on April 14. Getty Images
Livorno's president Aldo Spinelli struggles to hold back tears as he salutes the hearse carrying Morosini's coffin at a memorial ceremony. Getty Images
Morosini's Livorno teammates wipe away tears as they leave the ceremony at Armando Picchi Stadium. Getty Images
Mourners salute Morosini as a hearse carrying his coffin does a lap of the stadium. Getty Images
Thousands of fans packed into the ground to pay their respects to Morosini, who died after collapsing on the pitch during his side's Serie B game at Pescara. Getty Images
Morosini was playing for Livorno on loan from Serie A club Udinese. Getty Images
He had represented Italy at Under-21 level but was unable to establish himself as a top-flight player. Getty Images
The Bishop of Livorno, Simone Giusti, pays his respects to Morosini. Getty Images