Former president of the famous Spanish club Real Madrid, Lorenzo Sanz passed away at the age of 76 due to the Corona virus.
Lorenzo was the president of Real Madrid from 1995 to 2000, and under his leadership the club twice won the Champions League.
His son Lorenzo Sanz confirmed his father’s death via social networking site Twitter, saying that his father was dead, but he never deserved the end of life in that way.
“My father was one of the best in the world and one of the bravest people in the world, for him Real Madrid and his family were everything,” he said.
Lorenzo Sans Jr., himself a former basketball player, said three days ago that his father had been exposed to the Corona virus after which he was hospitalized.
With Lorenzo Sanz as president of @realmadriden, the club won two European Cups and an Intercontinental Cup, a league title, a Spanish Super Cup, a basketball league title and the Saporta Cup. ⚫ #RealMadrid pic.twitter.com/Qnk7pqDkSu
— Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) March 21, 2020
Lorenzo has been part of Real Madrid’s board since the 1980s and in 1995 Ramon Mendoza was elected president of the club.
Then in 1998, 32 years later, Real Madrid won the Champions League for the first time and then two years later in Paris.
Madridismo reacts to the passing of Lorenzo Sanz. #RealMadrid
— Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) March 22, 2020
After that, Florentino Perez became the new president of Real Madrid, in the tradition of tradition, Real Madrid won the championship five times, but most of them won in the last five to six years.
It should be remembered that the Corona virus is on the verge of death worldwide and the virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has now spread worldwide.
With more than 3,000 people killed in China, the virus is now rapidly killing Europe.
More than 1,700 people have died from the virus so far in Spain, after the death of about 5,000 people in Italy.