Sad news in the soccer world on Tuesday, as Manchester City’s manager Pep Guardiola lost his mother to the coronavirus.
Dolors Sala Carrio, 82, died in Barcelona.
City released the following statement:
“The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrio in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting coronavirus.
“Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”
The coronavirus pandemic has shut down all major European soccer leagues since mid-March. No return date is set for any league.