Lorenzo Sanz, ex-Real Madrid president loses battle to COVID-19 at age 76

Lorenzo Sanz, ex-Real Madrid president loses battle to COVID-19 at age 76

- Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz lost his live battling with Coronavirus

- The 76-year-old was president at the Santiago Bernabeu from 1995-200 winning two Champions League titles

- His son Lorenzo made the announcement on Twitter after the demise of his father

Lorenzo Sanz, former Real Madrid president has passed on at the age of 76 after losing battle to deadly Coronavirus, cited on Mirror and BBC.

The former Los Blancos chief was taken to the hospital earlier in the week after falling ill and his family confirmed Sanz contracted COVID-19.

Sanz won two Champions League titles when he was president of Real Madrid for five years from 1995-200 and signed stars like Pedrac Mijatovic and Davor Suker.

His son Lorenzo wrote on Twitter: "My father has just died.

"He did not deserve this end in this manner. One of the best, most courageous and hard working people I have seen in my life. His family and Real Madrid were his passion."

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Legit.ng had earlier reported that Paolo Maldini and son Daniel have tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus, according to club AC Milan, cited on Twitter.

The Rossoneri director of football and player are the latest high profile Italians to have contracted the virus.

Juventus trio including Daniele Rugani, Blaise Matuidi and Paulo Dybala along with his girlfriend Oriana have also been confirmed to have tested positive.

Legit.ng also reported that Paulo Dybala has tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus and the Juventus attacker confirmed his girlfriend has also been infected, cited on Twitter and The Sun.

He wrote on his Instagram handle: "Hi everyone, I just wanted to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive.

"Luckily we are in perfect conditions. Thanks for your messages."

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