Spanish sports clubs and bodies mourned the death of former La Liga player Pelayo Novo, who died at the age of 32 when he was hit by a train in the northwestern city of Oviedo.
The accident occurred on Tuesday, when the competent authorities received a report that a train had hit a person on the Renfe line between the cities of Oviedo and Cerro, but the police were unable to save him when they got there, and investigations are now underway to find out the causes of the accident and whether it was voluntary. According to Al Jazeera Net.
Novo had played in a number of clubs in the Spanish Football League “La Liga”Among them, Elche, Cordoba and Albacete, before he fell from the third floor of a hotel 5 years ago, and moved to practice ground tennis in a wheelchair.
Novo received a wide official and popular obituary, and the Spanish clubs for which Novo played during his career came forward, as did many Spanish players and coaches mourned him.
The Spanish Football Federation wrote: “The Spanish Federation regrets the passing of Pelayo Novo, the 32-year-old former footballer, we will always remember your smile despite the difficulties you faced.”.
Real Madrid mourned Novo in a tweet via its Twitter account: “Real Madrid C.F. deeply regrets the passing of Pelayo Novo and would like to express its condolences and affection to his family and loved ones.”.
He was also mourned by a large number of coaches and officials who witnessed his career and supervised it during his football career, which extended to 208 matches with more than one club.
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