Real Madrid has just received another shock when another legend- Goyo Benito of the team died of COVID-19 infection.
A regretful death
The situation of the COVID-19 epidemic in Spain is still very serious. On 3/4, the country “gaur” has more than 110,000 cases of which more than 10,000 deaths. In the past 24 hours alone, Spain has increased by 7,947 new cases.
Goyo Benito, the legendary defender of Real Madrid, who made 420 appearances for the Royal Spanish team between 1969 and 1982, died at the age of 73 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
According to the Real Madrid home page, the Spanish royal team has just suffered an additional pain when former player Goyo Benito passed away at the age of 73. According to the correspondent Ben Hayward of Standard, he contracted COVID-19 virus and cared for by doctors, but due to his advanced age and chronic illness, Benito was unable to survive.
“The Real Madrid leadership expressed deep regret for the departure of Goyo Benito, one of the great legends in the history of the team. Real Madrid would like to express their condolences to his wife, Paula, and children, Patricia, Rubén and Alejandro, all his family and loved ones “.
Goyo Benito is one of the greatest defenders in Real Madrid history. He has been with “White Vultures” for 13 years (from 1969 to 1982), making 420 appearances on all fronts for the home team of the Bernabeu. Benito and Real Madrid won 6 La Liga titles and 5 times crowned in the Spanish King’s Cup.
Goyo Benito is the second legend of Real Madrid to die from COVID-19. Earlier, the former president of the team, Lorenzo Sanz, died at the age of 76 with the evil disease. A week ago, another former Real Madrid president, Fernando Martin, also had to enter the intensive care unit of the Puerta de Hierro Hospital in Madrid for the same reason. Fortunately, the 72-year-old businessman recovered after a few days of treatment and left the special treatment room (according to Sports Finding).
Real Madrid was one of the first clubs in Spain to be positive for COVID-19. It was a member of the basketball team and because the soccer and basketball team practiced the same area, Zidane and his teachers were isolated for 14 days. Thankfully, no case of the Real Madrid soccer team was infected during this 2-week period.
Goyo Benito always represents the values of the club. He played for Real in 13 football seasons. During this period, he won 6 La Liga titles and 5 Copa del Rey. He belonged to the generation of players who inherited the Real Madrid team yeyé (the generation of Real Madrid players all Spain dominated Spanish football in the 1960s). He made 420 appearances for Real Madrid and Spain 22 times, “the message added
Benito is the most solid defender in the history of the Bernabeu team. During a period of 13 years with the Bernabeu team, Benito and Real won 6 La Liga titles, 5 Copa del Rey. He also has 22 caps for Spain. He once represented his country in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico.
It is known that Goyo Benito- the 73-year-old legend has been sick for more than 10 years and the Real Madrid Board also supports enthusiastically. However, because he was positive for the Coronavirus Corvid-19 strain, the disease suffered a serious complication, causing him to die at the age of 73.
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