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Alfredo Quintana

Handball

Portugal

26 February 2021

Age:

32

Vaccination Status: 
Unknown

Heart attack / Cardiac arrest

ALFREDO QUINTANA: “THE WARRIOR” WHO LEFT TOO EARLY

Portugal men’s national team and FC Porto goalkeeper Alfredo Quintana passed away at the age of 32 on Friday, just a month after representing the national team at the 27th IHF Men’s World Championship. Born in Cuba, Quintana came to Portugal in 2009 and has played for Portuguese powerhouse FC Porto for the last 12 seasons. Quintana has also donned the Portuguese national shirt since 2014, after becoming a Portuguese citizen. Sadly, at a training session for FC Porto on Monday 22 February, Quintana suffered a cardiac arrest. He was immediately attended by paramedics and transported to a local hospital in Porto.