Dolors Sala Sarrió, mother of Pep Guardiola, has died this Monday at the age of 82 sick with the coronavirus, as confirmed by Manchester City, the club coach by the Catalan coach.
The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old.
– Manchester City (@ManCity) April 6, 2020
Sala contracted the disease a few days ago and died in Manresa. The City has expressed its condolences to its top sports manager: “We want to express our condolences to the Guardiola family at such a painful time.”
Two weeks ago, Pep Guardiola donated a million euros to the Ángel Soler Daniel Foundation, which manages the Barcelona College of Physicians, to buy and produce health material and equipment in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Guardiola has also been involved in research projects to obtain drugs that prevent the transmission of COVID-19, as well as the vaccine against this coronavirus, in which Dr. Bonaventura Clotet and researcher Oriol Mitjà are working.
In addition, the Santpedor coach also wanted to send a message to all football fans encouraging them to overcome the period of confinement. «You are my football family and we will do everything possible to make you feel better. We will come back from this stronger, better, kinder … and a little fatter, “he joked then. .