According to information from Spain, this country has recorded the first case of Corona virus deaths related to football.
The press was stunned, the fans regret
Information coach Francisco Garcia died because the Corona virus quickly appeared in newspapers around the world. They reported that they expressed regret because Garcia was too young. From Spain, the Malaga club also shared their sadness with Atletico Portada Alta Club, where this coach works.
They wrote on the club’s twitter page: “Please send to Atletico Portada Alta the deepest condolences for losing a talented coach. Also, please give his family and friends tight hugs. Together we must stop Covid-19. Please rest in peace! “.
The first football coach died of the Corona virus in Spain
According to the Spanish press (Marca) reported that this country has recorded the first death case related to football. That is the case of Francisco Garcia (21 years old), a former player of Atletico Portada Alta, a club in Malaga and currently a young coach of this team. According to the treating doctors, Garcia also had leukemia, combined with corona virus infection, which took the young coach’s life.
Club Atletico Portada Alta also confirmed this information on the homepage. “We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and relatives of coach Francisco Garcia, who unexpectedly passed away on March 16. It is extremely unfortunate.”
Portada Alta’s president told the press: “Francisco is a great guy and promises to be a great coach. We were all very shocked when we received the news last night (local time).
The hospital announced that his condition was somewhat stable at 7 pm but after an hour, I was told a completely different message. Corona virus combined with a serious disease that he could not stand. I can’t believe this is happening. “
According to the British Express, Francisco Garcia is the youngest case of death from Corona virus in Malaga to date. The city in southern Spain is one of the worst affected areas of this pandemic with 180 cases including 5 deaths.
Up to March 16, Spain has a total of 9,428 cases including 335 deaths. According to Worldometers, Spain alone is the country with the highest number of new cases in the world (1,440 cases), excluding Italy due to the lack of data.
According to Marca, Ezequiel Garay (Valencia) and Jonathas (Elche) are two professional players playing in Spain infected with Corona virus. All employees of both teams are in quarantine to monitor.
Former Man City star and teammate in Valencia infected with Corona virus
Center-back Eliaquim Mangala has confirmed the corona virus infection, but the Valencia defender also said he was still feeling “pretty good”.
Mangala teammate Ezequiel Garay in Valencia, who missed the rest of the season due to a previous cross ligament rupture (ACL), became the first LaLiga player to confirm positive for Covid-19 on Sunday (March 15).
The Spanish club then issued a statement revealing that five members of the first team and the coaching staff were diagnosed with corona virus – although they did not say whether it was Garay or Mangala.
However, former Manchester City center-back Mangala has stated on social media that he is one of the five Valencia players positive for the virus.
“Today I know that I have been positive for #Coronavirus,” said Mangala, who has only made four LaLiga appearances this season, in a Twitter post.
“I feel good and I have no virus-related symptoms. However, I was kept indoors and separated from my family. I learned that we can get a virus without symptoms, that is.” is why I recommend that people follow isolation measures and avoid contact with others as much as possible, even if you feel healthy.
If everyone adheres to these guidelines, we will avoid spreading the infection as much as possible and avoiding infecting people who may have more severe symptoms. ” https://thenewssports.net/