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Pep Guardiola's mother dies aged 82 from coronavirus

By Vincent Ashitey
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola’s mother, Dolors Sala Carrió, has died after contracting coronavirus, Manchester City have announced.

On Monday the club tweeted: “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. Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”

Last month City’s manager donated €1m to Barcelona’s Angel Soler Daniel Foundation and Medical College towards the purchase of equipment to fight the disease in Spain. It has killed more than 13,000 people there, making Guardiola’s homeland one of the world’s hardest-hit nations.

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Source: theguardian