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COVID-19: Manchester City Coach Pep Guardiola Loses Mother To Pandemic

FILES) On this file photograph taken on April 17, 2019 Manchester Metropolis’s Spanish supervisor Pep Guardiola reacts throughout the UEFA Champions League quarter ultimate second leg soccer match between Manchester Metropolis and Tottenham Hotspur on the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England. Anthony Devlin / AFP

Pep Guardiola’s 82-year-old mom has died after contracting coronavirus, Manchester Metropolis introduced on Monday.

“The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrio in Manresa, Barcelona, after contracting coronavirus,” the Premier League membership stated in an announcement.

“Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”

Guardiola, 49, final month donated a million euros ($1 million) to purchase medical provides for the struggle towards the coronavirus pandemic in his native Spain.

He additionally issued a video as a part of the membership’s Cityzens At Residence initiative urging followers to remain at dwelling.

Spain declared Monday a fourth consecutive drop within the variety of coronavirus-related deaths, with 637 over the previous 24 hours, the bottom quantity in practically two weeks.

Fatalities, which have been sharply down on the file 950 on Thursday, introduced the whole deaths within the nation to 13,055, second solely to Italy.


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