Against the background of coronavirus disease, Lorenzo Sansa, a 76-year-old former president of the Real Madrid club, developed pulmonary and renal failure.
On March 21, ex-president of the Real Madrid football club Lorenzo Sans died of a coronavirus infection at the age of 76. This is written by El Pais.
According to Marca, Sans was admitted to the intensive care unit on March 17 with a high fever that lasted more than a week. He continued to work and did not want to contact the doctors before his condition became critical.
The son of the former president of Real Madrid Lorenzo Sans – the youngest March 18 wrote on Twitter that his father developed pulmonary and renal failure due to infection.
Lorenzo Sans led the “Real” from 1995 to 2000. Under his leadership, the club won the seventh and eighth European Cups, and also won the Spanish championship and received the Intercontinental Cup.
The “Real” expressed their condolences to the relatives of Sans in connection with his death, according to the club’s website.
The club noted that under Sansa, Real only strengthened its legendary status, having won the Champions League in 1998 after 32 years without victories, won the Spanish Super Cup and the Intercontinental Cup.
“Today, all Madrid’s mourn after the death of the president, who devoted most of his life to his great passion – Real Madrid,” the club said.
An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection began in December 2019 in China. March 11, the World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic. According to the Johns Hopkins University, which monitors the spread of coronavirus, as of March 21, 277,449 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the world, 11 561 deaths.