After a valiant battle with cancer, the former Nacional midfielder Hugo Lusardi passed away. After visiting our nation, his lengthy career led him to the 2014 Copa Libertadores final.
How Did Hugo Lusardi Die?
Football in Paraguay is in mourning. Hugo Américo Lusardi Mornigo, a player, passed away on Monday after a valiant fight with cancer.
One of the midfielder’s most significant clubs, Nacional, announced the tragic news after the player had been struggling in a hospital in his nation for several days. The brief statement reads, “We convey our condolences for the passing of Hugo Américo Lusardi, past vice champion of America playing with Nacional.” It continues, “We accompany this anguish and wish his family and friends much fortitude.”
When he competed in the 2014 Copa Libertadore final and, sadly for him and his team, lost to San Lorenzo de Almagro, it was with the Guarani Academy that he was able to achieve the continental ceiling.
🔹️Desde el Club Nacional expresamos nuestras condolencias por el fallecimiento de Hugo Américo Lusardi, ex Vice Campeón de América jugando con Nacional.— Club Nacional Py (@clubnacionalpy) August 16, 2022
🔹️Acompañamos este dolor y deseamos mucha fuerza a sus familiares y allegados.#LaAcademia ⚽️🎓 pic.twitter.com/CQ09cWV422
From the National club we express our condolences for the death of Hugo Américo Lusardi, former vice-champion of America playing with Nacional. We accompany this pain and wish a lot of strength to his family and friends
However, that defeat served to further Lusardi’s international football career. He had his training at Sportivo Blas in his hometown of Colonel Oviedo, and he represented a number of teams while travelling abroad, including General Caballero and Libertad.
Hugo Lusardi cause of death
Hugo Lusardi, a former baseball player, passed away on Monday night around 7:30 AM, according to his brother Édgar Duarte.
After receiving a diagnosis of an aggressive form of cancer, the former athlete fell into a coma this afternoon. He is presently resting. Alongside Kirito, he will go play in the major leagues. He may rest in peace, and we offer the family our sympathies.
Hugo Lusardi past sickness history
Hugo Américo Lusardi Mornigo, also known as the “Meteorite,” passed away at the age of 39 from this sickness and after several days of valiant struggle. On Monday night, the day he went into a coma and was still struggling, the news was confirmed.
But without a doubt, his pinnacle moment came while he was a student at the Academy, where he was a member of the famous American team that finished second in 2014 and fell to San Lorenzo de Almagro in the Copa Libertadores final.
Additionally, he played soccer for Monagas in Venezuela, for Cobreloa and Palestino in Chile, and for a brief while for Deportes Tolima in Colombia.
Hugo Lusardi career
He signed with Monagas in simple lands to play out a season in 2009 before coming back to Sportivo Luqueo. After passing through Olimpia and Nacional two years later, he headed to Chile to defend Cobreloa (2011) before moving on to Palestino (2012).
He arrived at Deportes Tolima de Colombia in 2013, and twelve months later it was etched in the memories of the tricolour supporters. However, his odyssey did not end there. which saw him never leave his country again but did wear new uniforms as he finished his career at Club Atlético Tembetary (2021).
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It should be emphasised that the athlete intended to continue playing, but the aforementioned disease stopped him from doing so. As a result, both his former colleagues and the Nacional board provided financial support to him recently in order to cover the expensive costs of the therapy.
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