A 21-year-old Spanish soccer coach was killed by the coronavirus while also battling leukemia, according to a report.
Francisco Garcia, a youth team coach at Malaga club Atletico Portada Alta, only received his cancer diagnosis after going to the hospital with symptoms of the virus, the Independent reported.
The Spaniard kicked the bucket on Sunday after testing positive for Covid-19 a week ago, having been sent to the Regional Hospital of Malaga for treatment.
Upon his landing in the office, Garcia was seen as experiencing a type of leukemia which made him increasingly powerless against the infection at present clearing the globe.
Atletico Portada Alta discharged an official articulation through internet-based life following Garcia’s passing, which peruses: “We need to communicate our most profound sympathies to the family, companions and dear companions of our mentor Francisco García who has left us, sadly, today.
“Presently what do we manage without you, Francis? You were consistently there with us at Portada or any place you were required, assisting. How might we continue covering every one of those kilometers in the association?
“We don’t have the foggiest idea how however we will without a doubt do it for you.
“We won’t overlook you, find happiness in the hereafter, marvel. Until for eternity. ”
Segunda outfit Malaga CF additionally communicated their sympathies to Garcia’s loved ones out of a short message on Twitter, expressing: “From the club, we need to pass on to Atlético Portada Alta our most profound sympathies for the loss of one of their mentors, Francisco García, just as send a warm embrace to his loved ones. Together we should stop Covid-19.”
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Desde el Atlético Portada Alta queremos manifestar nuestro más profundo pésame a la familia, amigos y allegados de nuestro entrenador Francisco García que nos ha dejado, por profunda desgracia, en el día de hoy. ¿Y ahora qué hacemos sin ti, Francis? Si siempre estabas con nosotros en el Portada o donde hiciera falta, ayudando. ¿Cómo vamos a seguir conquistando kilómetros en la liga? No sabemos cómo , pero seguro que lo haremos, por ti. No te vamos a olvidar, descansa en paz, fenómeno. Hasta siempre. 💚
The Club expresses deepest condolences to @AtlPortadaAlta for the loss of one of their coaches, Francisco García, and sends sympathies to family and friends.
Together we must stop #COVIDー19.
— Málaga CF English (@MalagaCF_en) March 16, 2020