MADRID (SPAIN) – Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died today in the Spanish capital due to the coronavirus.
Sanz, 76, n.1 of the blancos from 1995 to 2000, was hospitalized for three days after his condition worsened.
With a high fever for eight days, Sanz, as one of his children made it known, had preferred to stay at home so as not to burden the situation of the Madrid hospitals, already collapsing.
Once hospitalized he was subjected to the swab which tested positive for covid-19.
Sanz, born in Madrid on 9 August 1943, lived his first season as president of Real in 1996-97, the one in which he rebuilt the team around Fabio Capello.
Many successes under his presidency, including leagues and Champions League.
"Madrid is mourning the death of a president who has dedicated a large part of his life to his great passion: Real Madrid" the club's homage.
The president of Real Madrid was remembered by Milan with a post published on the social networks of the Rossoneri club.
“We are deeply saddened to learn that former Real Madrid patron Lorenzo Sanz is dead. Our thoughts and our deepest condolences go to his family and all his loved ones "(source ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano