SOBRAL (BRAZIL) – Guarany is mourning the sudden death of Tiago Cortes .
The 22-year-old footballer was struck down by an illness while engaged in a physiotherapy session to recover from a knee injury .
Tiago Cortes was remembered by Guarany with the following note spread on social media.
“Our defender Tiago Cortes died on Monday (13) in Florianópolis. The athlete was one of the most important players on the club's current team. His death leaves us dismayed.
We cannot fail to remember him with affection , we are grateful to him for all that he gave us during the months of his stay in Estrela d'Alva .
We wish Tiago's family a lot of strength .
Rest in peace , Cortes ".
The Guarany Sporting Club was founded on July 2, 1938, in the home of Luiz Nogueira Adeodato, in Sobral, in the state of Ceará.
The first members of the club's board of directors were José Aloísio Pinto and Luiz Nogueira Adeodato.
Guarany won its first title , which was the Campeonato Cearense Série B, in 1966, also winning the championship in 1999.
He participated in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C in 2001, where he finished in third place, however he was promoted to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 2002 , in place of the Malutrom.
The club won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série D in 2010, after defeating América-AM in the final (source Wikipedia).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano