Robert Lima, former Uruguayan Olympia player, dies of cardiac arrest in the middle of the game – Diez

Sad news has been confirmed this Thursday from Uruguay. Passed away Robert Lima, who was a player of the Olympiad from Honduras.

The former Uruguayan defender suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while playing a game with some friends, according to local media.

Watch: Robert Lima, the Uruguayan who dreamed of directing Olympia

Robert Lima He was going to turn 50 years old this Friday, June 18, and the news of his death has shocked everyone.

Remember that Robert Lima arrived at Olympiad from Honduras in 2001 and was part of that team that achieved the historic qualification for the Club World Cup.

Robert Lima He played for Peñarol between 1993 and 1998 and also during the 2002 season. He also played for Chacarita Juniors (1999 to 2000), Olympiad from Honduras (2001), Harbin Lange from China (2003), Sporting Cristal from Peru (2004), Shanghai Huicheng from China (2005), Liverpool (2006), Durazno (2007) and Cerro Largo (2008).

Robert Lima made history with the Olimpia shirt in 2001 by qualifying for the Club World Cup.

He also had a short career as a technical director. He worked in the lower Peñarol and recently had a stint at the Juticalpa de Olancho.

Robert Lima He also stood out as technical assistant to Gustavo Matosas, at Al-Hilal in Arabia, at Cerro Porteño in Paraguay and at Estudiantes de la Plata.

Robert Lima in his time as coach of Juticalpa de Honduras.


Robert Lima with Olimpia

Debut: December 10, 2000: Tegucigalpa: Olimpia 1 Broncos 1, Coach: Edwin Pavón

Opening 2000-2001: 11 games, National Champion

Closing 2000-2001: 19 games, 1 goal, 1 red, National Runner-up

Resume: 30 games, 1 goal, 1 red, 1 title, 1 subtitle

Concacaf tournament

3 games, 2 goals, qualified for the club world cup

Robert Lima as coach of Juticalpa

Closing 2018-2019: 7 games: 4 draws and 3 defeats: He was separated and replaced by Wilmer Cruz


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