Pep Guardiola’s mother, Dolors Sala Carrió, has passed away after contracting deadly Coronavirus, Manchester City have announced.
The Champions confirmed the news of her decease and stated that the 82-year-old died on Monday. Dolors Sala Carrio dies only a week after his son had donated £920,000 to fight against the pandemic in Spain.
A club statement issued on Monday read: “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrio in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old.”
“Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”
Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 6, 2020
The team of Mancitycore also sends their heartily condolences to the manager of Manchester City and wishes him all the strength during such a time of disparage.