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Ex-FC Barcelona Player Enrique Castro Dies Of Heart Attack

Enrique CastroEx Barcelona striker Enrique Castro has died after he suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, February 27.

Castro who was 68-years-old was a fan favourite as a striker for Barcelona, made a total of 178 appearances for Barcelona and scored over 70 goals.

Castro played for the Catalan club between 1980 and 1984 was presented a golden badge by Barcelona president in 2016 for his loyalty and dedication to the club.

He won five trophies in his time as a Barcelona Player as his death has brought out reactions from Barcelona supporters across the world.

The official Twitter handle of FC Barcelona confirmed the death of Castro with a message on its official Twitter account which said, “Enrique Castro ‘Quini’ dies (1949-2018), a player and legend of our Club. The Camp Nou will never forget your legacy. RIP”“Warlock, Q happy you made me in my beginnings. I’ll never forget you. Affectionate, simple and close. It’s your turn to rest, in peace.”

The late forward played for Spanish side Sporting Gijon before his move to Barcelona, and after his time with the Catalan outfit he returned to Sporting.

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