Lorenzo Sanz

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Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz dies after contracting coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, who was hospitalised with coronavirus, died on Saturday at the age of 76, his son announced. Sanz was in charge of the Spanish giants from 1995-2000, overseeing two Champions League titles.

“My father has just passed away. He did not deserve this ending and in this way,” tweeted his son, Lorenzo Sanz junior.

Three days ago, Sanz Jr., a former professional basketball player, said that his father had been admitted to a Madrid hospital aer suering the symptoms of the coronavirus which has killed more than 1,320 people in Spain. Sanz claimed a place on the Real Madrid board in the mid-1980s, when the president was Ramon Mendoza.

Source: Deccan Herald

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