Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia becomes youngest Coronavirus victim in Malaga
Francisco Garcia passed away on Sunday afternoon
Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia has died due to the coronavirus epidemic. The 21-year-old has become the youngest person to die from coronavirus in Malaga. However, Francisco Garcia was also suffering from leukemia at the time he was admitted to the hospital with severe coronavirus symptoms.
Francisco Garcia had been coach of the club’s Infantil Aside for past four years. Atletico Portada Alta released an emotional statement on social media about the death of the young football coach. The club statement read: “From Atletico Cotada Alta we want to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and relatives of our coach Francisco Garcia who has left us, unfortunately, unfortunately, today.
“And now what do we do without you, Francis? If you were always with us when it was necessary, helping us and giving your all. How are we going to continue conquering winning in the league? We don’t know how, but surely we will, for you. We will not forget you, rest in peace, phenomenon. Forever.”
Garcia passed away on Sunday afternoon.Francisco Garcia’s pre-existing health issues put him on the list of those most vulnerable to the disease. The virus is known to affect the elderly and those with prior health ailments.
While China has the highest death toll owning to the Coronavirus, Spain now stands fourth in the ranks of countries with the highest coronavirus related deaths. Spain currently has over 11,000 cases of the virus with over 500 critical cases. The coronavirus has claimed over 7,000 lives worldwide.