May 1985 - Belgium: Thirty-nine fans, mostly Italians, died in rioting before the European Cup Final between Italy's Juventus and English club Liverpool at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels.
At least 74 people were killed and 1,000 injured in a riot at a soccer match in the Egyptian city of Port Said, the worst disaster in the country's soccer history. Here is a look at some of the major disasters in soccer stadiums in the last 30 years:
April 1989 - Britain: Ninety-six people were killed and at least 200 injured in Britain's worst sports disaster after a crowd surge crushed packed fans against barriers at the English F.A. Cup semifinal match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at the Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield.
May 1992 - France: Before the kickoff of a French Cup game between Bastia and Olympique Marseille in Corsica, a stand of the Furiani stadium collapsed, killing 18 people and injuring about 2,400
October 1996 - Guatemala: Up to 82 people died and at least 147 were injured when an avalanche of fans tumbled down seats and a flight of stairs at a World Cup qualifying match between Guatemala and Costa Rica in Guatemala City.
April 2001 - South Africa: At least 43 people were crushed to death when soccer fans tried to force their way into Johannesburg's huge Ellis Park stadium midway through a top South African league match.
May 2001 - Ghana: Around 126 people were killed in a stampede at Accra's main soccer stadium when police fired teargas at rioting fans in one of Africa's worst soccer disasters
March 2009 - Ivory Coast: At least 19 people were killed during a stampede at Abidjan's Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium before a World Cup soccer qualifying match against Malawi.