Colombian football is in mourning after the sudden death of former player from Soledad Ricardo Ciciliano because of a complicated pneumonia.
‘Cici’ was confined in the ICU of La Asunción Clinic for several days, to the point of being intubated. The afternoon of this Thursday the news of his death was confirmed and with it, the messages of condolences to relatives that flooded social networks.
From former teammates, clubs, fans and journalists they mourned the death of the ex-flyer from Soledad.
Ricardo manuel! May God keep you in his holy kingdom, you leave us enormous sadness, many memories, a lot of strength and spiritual peace for his family. RIP Ciciliano pic.twitter.com/FYcNHehPtV
– Martin ‘Torito’ Arzuaga (@ arzuagatoro24) September 17, 2020
We regret the sensitive death of Ricardo Ciciliano, former player of our Club.
We send a message of condolence and solidarity to your family and friends pic.twitter.com/4mzhfZ5NAv
— Club Junior FC (@JuniorClubSA) September 17, 2020
DIMAYOR regrets the death of Ricardo Ciciliano, a former Colombian Professional Soccer player. The clubs associated with the institution and the national football family send their condolences to family, friends and relatives at this difficult time. RIP
– DIMAYOR (@Dimayor) September 17, 2020
Millonarios FC deeply regrets the death of Ricardo Ciciliano, a player for our institution between 2006 and 2009. We send a big hug and a message of strength to his family and loved ones. RIP pic.twitter.com/Grk7otWhjq
– Millonarios FC (@MillosFCoficial) September 17, 2020
– Atlético Nacional (@nacionaloficial) September 17, 2020
The great Ricardo Ciciliano left. In Millonarios we called him ‘Zizouliano’ because he was the only one who put ideas into a team full of workers. How to forget the penalty that saved Medellín when he put on the goalkeeper’s bag after the expulsion of the starter. pic.twitter.com/wbFLKj8nTA
– Antonio Casale (@casaleantonio) September 17, 2020
Tremendous regret for the departure of Ricardo Ciciliano. My condolences to his entire family. An ambassador who leaves us earlier. Rest in peace.
– Ricardo G. Lunari (@ricardolunari) September 17, 2020
I was just starting my career and went almost every day to cover Millionaires’ training, a Millos of whom he was one of the most important players … I will remember you always smiling Cici. pic.twitter.com/yACEsxYJgI
– Juan Felipe Cadavid (@JFCadavid) September 17, 2020
Club Deportivo Atlético Huila deeply regrets the death of Ricardo Ciciliano, who was fighting pneumonia.
His football career ended at Atlético Huila. Peace in his grave, strength to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/OI03tEFROu
– Atlético Huila (@AtleticoHuilaof) September 17, 2020
Rest in peace compadre a great honor to be able to do a double with you. May God receive you in his holy glory. pic.twitter.com/HgzRvqAm2V
– Blas Pérez (@ superraton7) September 17, 2020
What sad news the death of Ricardo Ciciliano. I will never forget your goals with my dear @ABucaramanga . He was a figure in several teams in our country. Especially remembered in @MillosFCoficial and @JuniorClubSA that will play today surely in your name. Peace on his grave Cici!
– Andres Morocco (@andresmarocco) September 17, 202
– Jorge Bolaño (@ JorgeBolano06) September 17, 2020
The departure of a great of our Colombian Professional Soccer hurts. We join as a Club in condolences to his family and friends. Rest in Peace Ricardo Ciciliano.
A legacy forever! pic.twitter.com/QSbCxHbVyZ
– Oil Alliance (@APetrolera) September 17, 2020
It was an honor and a privilege to have shared a soccer field with you. It was a great JOY to go out CHAMPIONS TOGETHER and contribute our bit to the 8th of the @AsoDeporCali You were a GREAT CICI … REST IN PEACE! pic.twitter.com/3NwMvKlH3A
– ARMANDO CARRI11O (@ armandocarri17) September 17, 2020
Ricardo Ciciliano, a soccer man and a player who left his mark on many Colombian football teams, has played. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/sgRUvonfRQ
– America from Cali (@AmericadeCali) September 17, 2020
I share the sadness of many Barranquilleros for the premature departure of Ricardo Ciciliano. We are left with the fond memories that he left us as a friend and wearing the shirt of @JuniorClubSA. My solidarity hug for your family and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/7m0h1GdRyp
– Alejandro Char (@AlejandroChar) September 18, 2020