Pep Guardiola is in mourning. The Manchester City coach lost his mother, who was infected with the coronavirus. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the champion club of England that the Spanish technician has been coaching since 2016. Dolors Sala Carriò, 82, died in the city of Manresa, near Barcelona.
“Manchester City family is devastated […] Everyone at the club offers sincere condolences at this difficult time for Pep, his family and all their friends, “the club wrote on his Twitter account.
Pep Guardiola was personally involved in the fight against the coronavirus. In March, the former coach of FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich gave a million euros to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in his native country. He also participated in a video broadcast by Manchester City to ask supporters of the British team to respect the confinement instructions.
According to the latest report sent Monday by the Spanish health authorities, Spain has counted 135,032 cases and 13,055 people died of the new coronavirus in the country. It is the fourth consecutive day with a decreasing number of daily deaths.