June 24, 2024

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Uruguayan soccer agent Juan Figer dies at age 87

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Uruguayan soccer agent Juan Figer dies at age 87

SAO PAULO (AP) — Veteran Uruguayan soccer agent Juan Figer, who labored on the transfers of a lot of soccer greats, died on Friday at age 87.

His granddaughter Stephanie Figer and his agency explained on Instagram that Juan Figer experienced “fought a great deal, but did not endure a heart assault.” The small statement did not say in which Figer was found.

“It is with a damaged coronary heart that I notify we will conclude 2021 devoid of the existence of my grandfather Juan,” reported Stephanie Figer, who performs at Figer’s agency in Sao Paulo.

Figer’s agency reported the agent was involved in many significant transfers since starting off in the business in 1969, like Diego Maradona, Kaká, Jurgen Klinsmann, Gary Lineker, Ruud Gullit and Socrates.


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