River Plate is in mourning, a day after securing their qualification for the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores. This Wednesday, the Argentine club reported the death of Gustavo Insúa, the bus driver that took the professional team to the games, as a result of the coronavirus.
“The athletic Club River Plate regrets the death of Gustavo Insúa, driver of the Vía Bariloche company, who was part of the team in charge of the transfer of the First Division professional football team “, announced the ‘Millionaire’ in a statement.
“Despite all the care and protocols maintained, both by the Club and Vía Bariloche, Gustavo Insúa was diagnosed positive for COVID-19 a few weeks ago. Although he received immediate medical attention, his condition worsened with irreversible complications and he died on the morning of May 26 “added the entity.
RiverFinally, he sent his condolences to Insúa’s relatives and friends: “River Plate accompanies his family, co-workers and loved ones in this painful moment, which does nothing more than affirm the seriousness of the current health crisis, facing a virus that grows in its contagion and lethality capacity”.
On the sporting level, River Plate He entered his name in the next round of the Copa Libertadores, despite losing 3-1 to Fluminense at the Monumental Stadium. The ‘Millionaire’ was helped by the goalless draw of Independiente Santa Fe and Junior, the latter with the possibility of taking the Argentine team out of the second box.