Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died at this time on the age of 76 in consequence of complications from the brand new coronavirus (covid-19). He had been hospitalized since final Tuesday, 17, and along with the constructive prognosis for the illness, he had diabetes and circulatory issues.

Sanz chaired the Spanish membership between 1995 and 2000 and was liable for the membership’s historic signings, like Brazilian left-again Roberto Carlos, Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf and Croatian striker Davor Suker.

During his tenure, Real Madrid received two Champions League titles in 1998 (ultimate in opposition to Juventus), when the membership ended a 32-year quick, and in 2000 (in opposition to Valencia). The membership additionally received an Intercontinental Cup in opposition to Vasco in 1998 in Tokyo, Japan.

One of the gamers who performed in the course of the passage of businessman Lorenzo Sanz for the presidency of Real Madrid was his son, defender Fernando Sanz, who performed 35 matches in three seasons between 1996 and 1998.

Lorenzo Sanz was succeeded as president of the membership in 2000, when Florentino Pérez was elected for the primary time to go Real Madrid between 2000 and 2006. Pérez once more chaired the membership in 2009 and has remained in cost since then.

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