Alejandro Sabella, the former soccer player and coach of Estudiantes de La Plata and the Argentine National Team, died on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at the age of 66.
Pachorra was hospitalized since November 25 at the Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires due to an arrhythmia and a bacterium complicated his condition.
The death of Alejandro Sabella impacted the world of Argentine football and the repercussions on social networks were immediate.
Lionel Messi joined several of his teammates in the Argentine National Team and said goodbye to his beloved coach in Brazil 2014 with much love and pain.
Leo posted on his Instagram account minutes after his defeat with Barcelona against Juventus, for the UEFA Champions League.
In statements in the past, Messi revealed that his best stage and the one in which he felt most comfortable with the Argentine jersey was with Sabella as coach.
Together they reached the final of the 2014 World Cup and was one of the teams most remembered and loved by the public in recent times for the Albiceleste.
??? You entered the club Olympus. You left a mark. You gave us eternal memories. Your smile will last in the hearts of different generations Pinchas ❤️ pic.twitter.com/Y0lZ9rRWZe
– Students from La Plata (@EdelpOficial) December 8, 2020
Leo Messi’s post for Alejandro Sabella:
“It was a pleasure to share so much with you. Alejandro was a great person, as well as being an impressive professional who marked me in my career and I learned a lot from him. We lived together some of my best football memories during the World Cup qualification stage and Also in the World Cup. My condolences to all his family and friends. “