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Alejandro Sabella with Lionel Messi in 2014.
Photo: Jamie McDonald / .
Alejandro Sabella, former coach of the Selection of Argentina, He passed away this Tuesday at 66 years of age.
The DT who was 2014 World Cup runner-up With the albiceleste he was admitted to the Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires (ICBA), with a diagnosis of dilated heart disease secondary to coronary heart disease and cardiotoxicity since last November 26.
According to various Argentine media, the cause of death was an intrahospital virus that complicated his acute heart disease.
In this way, Argentine soccer adds two weeks with terrible news, the first was the departure of Maradona on November 25 and the second is the loss of Alejandro Sabella, one of the most beloved DTs in South America.
– Professional Football League (@LigaAFA) December 8, 2020
As coach, Alejandro Sabella was champion of the Copa Libertadores in 2009 with Estudiantes La Plata and league champion the following year with the same square; in 2011 he took the reins of the The Argentine team and in Brazil 2014 were very close to winning the World Cup, as they lost the final in overtime against Germany.
I still remember him apologizing for not having been able to bring the World Cup to Argentina in 2014. Alejandro Sabella: great football coach and a very good person with a high social commitment. My condolences to his family and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/RxXtSs66xB
– Cristina Kirchner (@CFKArgentina) December 8, 2020
As a footballer played for River Plate Y La Plata students, in Argentina; for him Sheffield and the Leeds United, in England, for the Guild, in Brazil and for Irapuato, in Mexico.