Real Madrid's former president Lorenzo Sanz is dead. It writes a wide range of Spanish media.
the 76-year-old Sanz died Saturday in Madrid after being infected with the coronavirussen.
Sanz was hospitalized on Tuesday with a fever and breathing problems. He had been languid for several days, and a test showed that he was infected.
His condition was rapidly deteriorated, and on Saturday may the doctors find that they could not do more.
- My father is dead. He deserved an end in this way.
- One of the best, bravest and most hardworking people that I have met, have left us. His family and Real Madrid was his passion, writes Lorenzo Sanz Jr. on Twitter.
Acaba de fallecer mi padre. No se merecía este final y de esta manera. See va una de las personas más buenas,valientes,y trabajadoras que he visto en mi vida. Su familia y el Real Madrid from su pasión. Mi madre y mis hermanos hemos disfrutado de todos sus momentos con orgullo DEP— lorenzo sanz (@lsanz19) March 21, 2020
Lorenzo Sanz was a big man in Real Madrid.
He was a part of the board of directors in 1985 and replaced ten years later by Ramón Mendoza, president of the Spanish team.
It was, moreover, at a time when Michael Laudrup played at the club.
In the period went to the club from not having qualified for the european for the first time ever to win the Champions League.
It happened in 1998 with a 1-0 victory over Juventus in Amsterdam. Two years later, reiterated the Real Madrid holding a cup in Valencia, but it did not Sanz re-election.
Sanz lost the 2000 presidential election in Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, as seen here. Photo: Javier Barbancho/Ritzau Scanpix
Despite the sporting success of the club was in a turbulent period, with economic problems, and by the choice in July 2000 lost Sanz, Real Madrid's current president Florentino Pérez.
He tried to regain power at the Bernabeu four years later, but it failed.
Sanz bought instead, in Malaga, where he made his son Fernando to the president.
Fernando Sanz had, moreover, lately in the 90's got more matches in the Real Madrid first team.
Lorenzo Sanz' second son, Francisco, was also a skilled player, which, however, did not reach further than the Real Madrid B team, Castilla.
Finally he had the son of Lorenzo Sanz Jr., who played at Real Madrid's basketball team.
The now deceased ex-Real Madrid president after him, also his wife Mari Luz and their daughters Diana and Malula.
the Latter is married with Míchel Salgado, who for many years was a regular part of the Real Madrid crew.
On its website, bemoaning the Real Madrid the loss of Lorenzo Sanz.
as soon As the situation permits, the club will give Sanz the recognition he deserves.
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