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Young football coach dies of conorovirus in Spain

Francisco Garcia

Spanish coach Francisco Garcia has kicked the bucket at the age of 21 after contracting the deadly coronavirus.

Garcia, who served as Malaga-based club Atletico Portada Alta’s youth team manager since 2016, is now the fifth and youngest victim of the illness in the region.

The Spaniard died on Sunday after testing positive for Covid-19 last week, having been sent to the Regional Hospital of Malaga for treatment.

Atletico Portada Alta released an official statement via social media following Garcia’s death, which reads: “We want to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and close friends of our coach Francisco GarcĂ­a who has left us, unfortunately, today.

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