Mexico City /
Mexican soccer is in mourning, after it was announced that Omar Trujilloformer soccer player for Monarcas Morelia and the Mexican National Team, passed away this thursday at age 44 due to a heart attack.
moises munozwith whom Trujillo shared a dressing room in Monarcas, revealed the news through his social networks and assured that he was sad about the departure of his friend.
I have just been informed that my former partner and great friend Omar Trujillo, captain of Monarcas Morelia and national team, passed away today, sad news, rest in peace my dear “Teco” pic.twitter.com/Ba3yoR1nxq
— Moises Muñoz (@MoyMu23) December 2, 2022
“I have just been informed that my former partner and great friend Omar Trujillo, captain of Monarcas Morelia and national team, died today, sad news, rest in peace my dear ‘Teco’,” he wrote.
According to information from Quadratin, the former defender would have suffered a heart attack while played a football game with his friends in his native Morelia.
Omar debuted in Summer 98 with the extinct Monarchs Morelia and together won the Winter 2000 championshipwhen they were led by Luis Fernando Tena beating Toluca in the Grand Final.
His leadership led him to be captain of the purépechaswith whom he played for 11 years, before being transferred to Atlas in 2009.
Even, Omar Trujillo came to play with the Mexican National Team; It was in the friendly match that the Tricolor played against Poland in 2005, which ended tied at one goal.
Trujillo he said goodbye to the fields in 2012 with the Toros de Celayaa team that played in the extinct Promotion League.
In addition to the teams already mentioned, the native of Morelia, Michoacán played for the Tigers in the 2010 Apertura, although he barely played five games.