Barcelona have paid tribute to former star Marcos Alonso Pena, who has died on the age of 63.
The daddy of ex-Chelsea left-back and present Barca participant Marcos Alonso handed away on Thursday following an extended sickness.
Alonso Pena performed 124 matches and scored 28 targets for the LaLiga giants over 5 years between 1982 to 1987.
Following the information, Barcelona paid tribute to their former ahead.
“FC Barcelona want to specific its deepest condolences for the passing of former Barça participant and father of a first-team participant Marcos Alonso Pena,” the membership wrote in a tweet.
“All of our power to Marcos Alonso and his complete household. Relaxation in peace.”
Membership president Joan Laporta then honoured the Spaniard, holding a second of silence for him earlier than chatting with the media on Thursday.
“At the moment we learnt the unhappy information that Marcos Alonso, our former participant, has handed away,” he stated.
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“I’d like to ask for a respectful moment of silence in memory of Marcos Alonso, the father of our current player Marcos Alonso.”
Footage on the club’s social media channel then shows those present rise to pause and pay tribute to Alonso Pena.
Alonso Pena had started his career with Racing Santander in the late 70s before moving to Atletico Madrid after which shifting onto Barca.
The Spanish winger then returned to Atletico and Santander later in his profession, earlier than retiring in 1991 and likewise made 22 appearances for Spain at worldwide degree, scoring as soon as.
Alonso Pena’s son, ex-Bolton and Chelsea ace Marcos Alonso, joined Barca in the summertime.
- Barcelona president holds second of silence for Marcos Alonso’s father as membership pay tribute following loss of life of former star
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