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Updated Monday, February 12, 2024-09:55

Gonzalo Romero

, goalkeeper of the youth team, died suddenly this Saturday at the age of 18, as reported by Sporting Chiclana, where the Granada player played.

"Today we are in mourning. We have to mourn the unexpected and sudden death of Gonzalo Romero,

Juvenil A goalkeeper

. We are heartbroken and full of pain. We join the pain of his family and friends. Always in our hearts, Gonzalo" , the team wrote on their X social network account.

According to the newspaper


, the autopsy indicated that

pulmonary edema

was the cause of death.

The goalkeeper, a native of

Huétor Tajar,

trained at the local club. "Without words or strength to write the hardest lines in our history. Our great goalkeeper and best person, Gonzalo Romero, died yesterday at the age of 18. He leaves us a wound that we can hardly close... You will always be in our hearts. hearts!! RIP", lamented the team from the Granada municipality.

Romero played for Sporting Chiclana because he was studying in Cádiz, according to




Cádiz CF

wants to express its most sincere condolences to family, friends and the entire family that makes up Sporting Chiclana, the agreed club, for the sudden death of its youth goalkeeper Gonzalo Romero," wrote Cádiz CF.