Christian Minchola, Atlético’s child player, dies

first_imgAtlético de Madrid announced on Saturday the death of Christian Minchola (02/19/2006), 14 years old, Infantil C forward. Club sources confirmed that his death is not due to the coronavirus.Minchola he joined the club in 2013, at pre-baby age, and faced his sixth season as rojiblanco. Enrique Cerezo, president of the club, added his condolences: “We are shocked by the sad news of the death of our player and deeply regret his loss. Atlético de Madrid and the entire athletic family will be next to Christian’s family and friends in these moments of immense pain ”. For his part, Miguel Ángel Gil, CEO, assured on the club’s website: “The feeling of powerlessness generated in situations like this is horrible. In recent days, people very close to me have died, some due to coronaviruses and others due to other diseases, and the feeling of not being able to say goodbye to them as they deserve, just as, in the case of Christian, the feeling of injustice so great, they leave your heart broken. Christian was only 14 years old. From here a very strong kiss for all his family and for all those of the great athletic family who are suffering similar situations. From today our flag will fly at half-staff for Christian and for all the athletes who have died in recent weeks. ”Koke, captain of the first team and youth squad, also expressed his condolences: “Anger and pain at having to say goodbye to Christian Minchola. Life is very unfair. Proud that you have dressed this shirt. Much encouragement to colleagues, family and friends. Rest in peace”.For its part, Real Madrid, through its social networks, also showed its regret for the death of Minchola: “Real Madrid deeply regrets the death of the Atlético child player Christian Minchola. Our club wants to show its condolences to his club, his family and friends, and all the fans of Atlético de Madrid. “last_img

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