Livorno's Morosini in hospital after collapsing

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PESCARA, Italy (AP) -- Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini has been rushed to a hospital after collapsing during his team's Serie B match at Pescara.

Morosini fell to the ground in the 31st minute of the match and received urgent medical attention on the pitch. A defibrillator was used on the 25-year-old player.

Morosini -- on loan from Udinese -- was taken to a hospital. Italian news agency ANSA reports Morosini suffered a heart attack in the ambulance.

The match has been called off and some players left the field in tears.