Uruguayan athletes from around the world spoke out for the death of former Uruguayan president Tabaré Vázquez, including the National Team goalkeeper, Fernando Muslera and the racing driver Santiago Urrutia, among others.
Fernando Muslera He shared an image on his Instagram stories in which he and Vázquez exchange glances and smiles, on the occasion of a visit by the president to the Uruguayan National Team, and accompanied the photo with the acronym “RIP.”
The midfielder Nahitan Nández, currently at Cagliari, was in the same vein: an image in his Instagram stories in which the former president is seen with his arms raised and the Uruguayan flag, accompanied by the text “RIP! President.”
Sebastián Coates, Sporting Lisbon player, chose his Twitter account to express himself. There he published a photo of Vázquez with his arms raised and the Uruguayan flag and the text “RIP PRESIDENTE !!”.
The Uruguayan pilot Santiago Urrutia, who competes in the World Touring Car Championship, uploaded an image to his Twitter in which he poses hugged next to Vázquez and sent him a message: “RIP Tabaré! A big hug to his family ”.
For its part, Santiago ‘Colo’ Romero, He expressed himself with a video on his Instagram stories. The content is a material from the Popular Participation Movement (MPP) account, to which Romero added the text “Thank you Tabaré, we will always remember you.”
The Sassuolo striker in Serie A, Nicolás Schiappacasse, shared an Instagram post from the Frente Amplio in which Vázquez is seen and the phrase “Until victory, always” is read. To that publication, the footballer added: “Thank you for so much president, you changed an entire country, we will always be grateful. Until forever ”.
Gonzalo Porras, former player of National, He expressed on his Twitter: “A pleasure, thank you for everything and for so much! RIP Tabaré ”.
The goalkeeper Nicolás Vikonis, currently in Puebla de México, wrote on his Twitter: “He knew how to embody the utopia of many generations; ruling he earned the respect and admiration of many. Your legacy will be eternal! Goodbye, Tabaré !! “
RIP PRESIDENT !! pic.twitter.com/Y7og8qq6sj
– Sebastian Coates (@SebastianCoates) December 6, 2020
RIP Tabaré! A big hug to your family. pic.twitter.com/3nzlgrUZVZ
– Santiago Urrutia (@Santi_Urrutia) December 6, 2020
A pleasure, thanks for everything and for so much! RIP Tabaré 🤝🔴🔵⚪️ pic.twitter.com/QQkxYsobWZ
– Gonzalo Porras (@PorrasGonzalo) December 6, 2020
He knew how to embody the utopia of many generations; ruling he earned the respect and admiration of many. Your legacy will be eternal!
Goodbye Tabaré !! 🙏🙏
– Nico Vikonis (@ nicovikonis27) December 6, 2020