Spanish football coach, Francisco Garcia becomes the first person in football to die of Coronavirus. He was also diagnosed of leukamia by the doctors but it was confirmed that he died due to the pandemic disease.
Garcia is the coach of junior team of Malaga-based side Atletico Portada Alta until the time of his death. He couldn't survive even after he was rushed to the hospital when he showed severe symptoms. He is the fifth person to die of coronavirus in Malaga and he is youngest amongst them.
Atletico Portada Alta released an official statement as they pay tribute to their young coach who passes on.
"From Atletico Portada Alta we want to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and relatives of our coach Francisco Garcia who has left us, unfortunately, today," the club stated.
"What do we do without you now, Francis? Yes you were always with us or wherever needed, helping."