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Alejandro Sabella, Coach Of The 2014 Argentina Squad Dead by Putintin: 10:33pm On Dec 08, 2020
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Former Argentina manager Alejandro Sabella, who took them to the 2014 World Cup final and played for Sheffield United and Leeds, dies aged 66.
Former Argentina manager Alejandro Sabella has died at the age of 66.

Sabella led his country to the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil where Argentina were beaten by Germany in extra time.

His death comes less than two weeks after the passing of Diego Maradona, who played with Sabella for the Argentine national side in the 1980s.
During his playing career Sabella represented Leeds and Sheffield United during his brief stay in English football.

The Blades paid tribute to Sabella on Tuesday night, tweeting: 'Sheffield United are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former player, Alejandro Sabella. Rest in Pace, Alex'.
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According to The Sun, Sabella was 'rushed to a specialist hospital' at the end of last month after suffering 'fluid retention in his legs'.

He also picked up a virus and was placed in intensive care in Buenos Aires with reports in Argentina claiming he died of acute heart disease.

Sabella started his playing career in his native Argentina with River plate. He moved to England in 1978, playing first for Sheffield United for two season before joining Leeds in 1980.

He then returned to Argentina and signed for Estudiantes. Sabella also had spells at Gremio, Ferro Carril Oeste and Irapuato.

Re: Alejandro Sabella, Coach Of The 2014 Argentina Squad Dead by Iniobong44(m): 10:37pm On Dec 08, 2020
Another sad one
Re: Alejandro Sabella, Coach Of The 2014 Argentina Squad Dead by Amotolongbo(f): 11:00pm On Dec 08, 2020
What is happening to Argentine football?

Their greatest football player, Maradona, died last week.

The coach that took them to their last World Cup final in 2014, Alejandro Sabella, died today.

Their football captain, Messi, just went dead in a match for the battle of the GOATS.

RIP

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Re: Alejandro Sabella, Coach Of The 2014 Argentina Squad Dead by tillaman(m): 11:25pm On Dec 08, 2020
Make this year just end abeg

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