Failed Fernando Gomes, twice Bota de Oro and top goalscorer of Oporto

Lisboa, Nov 26 (EFE).- The ex luso footballer Fernando Gomes, twice Bota de Oro and goalscoring mayor of Porto, failed this Saturday to 66 years between a prolonged fight against the cancer, informed the “dragones”.

“It is with enormous sadness and consternation that the Club de Fútbol Oporto announces the passing of one of the inescapable names in its history. Fernando Gomes, twice Bota de Oro and mayor goalscorer blanquiazul, felleció este sábado a los 66 años due to a prolongada enfermedad”, disclosed Porto in a press release.

Both the Federación Portuguesa de Fútbol (FPF) as well as the Liga lusa and referentes of the sporting and political panorama have transmitted their pésame for the pérdida.

The “dragones” record that Gomes, born in Porto in November 1956, “collected goals and titles in his short run in the young players” and that he “rapidly transformed into another more productive player in senior football”.

He reached Porto’s main squad at the age of 17 and by 20 had established himself as La Liga’s top goalscorer in the first of six times.

Fue cinco veces Campeón Nacional, one vez Campeón Europeo, vencedor de tres Copas de Portugal, tres Supercopas Cândido de Oliveira y una Europea.

He received the Bota de Oro as Europe’s best goalscorer in 1983 and 1985 and “he was dueño and maestro de la camiseta with the number 9 and the blanquiazul bracelet in the 70s and 80s”, added the club, which broadcast the Your condolences to la familia, amigos ya sus admirers.

In all his years of running with the “dragons” there are 452 games and 355 goals.

“On experience on the playing field and in front of the prospecting department, they gave more than enough baggage to take on the cargo of the Director of Training of the Dragons, cargo that occupied until the last day involving health problems,” the statement said. .

With the reason de su muerte, the FPF established a minute of silence in the competitions which organically arrived on November 28th.

For his part, the president of La Liga lusa, Pedro Proença, published a message on Facebook in which he claimed that he received with “profunda consternation” the pérdida de Gomes, “una figura mayor que el Fútbol, ​​un extraordinario jugador pero, sobre todo, a caballero who marcó la vida de quienes convivieron con él”.

“El fútbol portugués pierces one of its mayor embajadores, some that we sensitized inside and outside the field. Quedarán los mejores recuerdos de Fernando Gomes”, añadió.

El entrenador de los “dragones”, Sérgio Conceição, also despised Gomes through redes sociales with a “hasta siempre” and claimed that “se fue un símbolo” of Porto and fútbol portugués.

“Nuestros caminos se cruzaron mucho antes del fútbol. From the beginning they apréndí to appreciate Fernando as a man. A lo largo de los años mantuvimos un relación de mucho respeto y admiración, summing el fútbol aquello que nos unía”, he posts on Instagram.

Also divulged mensajes de despedida el Benfica and el Sporting de Portugal, entre otras entidades.

c) EFE Agency

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