Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz passed away from the coronavirus. On Saturday night at the age of 76.

True Madridista passed away

Former president of Real Madrid from 1995 to 2000 Lorenzo Sanz, who was at the helm of the historic triumph of La Septima club. Unfortunately, died after suffering from a COVID-19 strain of coronavirus. The Spaniard was hospitalized for several days after the development of the fever. And a subsequent new coronavirus test yielded a positive result. At the age of 76, Sanz was very implanted in the high-risk category for coronavirus, and he died on Saturday, March 21st. Sanz was born in Madrid back in 1943 and came to power with Real Madrid in 1995 after a canopy as director directed by Ramon Mendoza. He rebuilt the sick team of Los Merengues around Fabio Capello as a coach. He organized such relevant signatures as Roberto Carlos, Clarence Seedorf, Davor Suker, and Predrag Mijatovic. Which culminated in the historic triumph of the Champions League in 1997/98.

Madrid will pay tribute to Lorenzo

His time at the head brought two European cups, as well as domestic success. Still, he ordered early elections for the club’s president as a result of the institutional problems that enveloped Real Madrid. In July 2000, Florentino Perez won the presidency by a margin of 3167 votes, leaving Lorenzo looking outside. The former president tried again to stand up in 2004 but had little chance of success against Perez. The individualist with whom he had excellent relations. Real Madrid at one time will pay tribute to Sanz, although the precise details of this practice have not yet been confirmed.