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Former Mexican soccer player Sergio “Pixie” Violante dies

2024-05-21T20:31:30+00:00
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  • Sergio “Pixie” Violante passed away.
  • He played seven years in Pachuca.
  • Pachuca and fans remember him.

The Pachuca Club, together with Mexican soccer, is in mourning for the sensitive death of a beloved former player of the Mexican team.

This Saturday, May 18, former soccer player Sergio “Pixie” Violante Vergara passed away. Violante, known for his career at Pachuca, wore the club’s shirt for seven years.

Six of those years were consecutive. The former player had been facing health complications for several days.

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Former player Sergio Pixie Violante dies

It is worth mentioning that the Tuzos of Pachuca of Mexico lamented the loss through their social Media. «Always in our hearts, friend and reference of the Pachuca Soccer Club,» they wrote.

Born in Pachuca, Violante was discovered by Miguel Rico, a renowned coach.

His soccer career began in Veracruz, where he made his professional debut. Later, he arrived in Pachuca under the orders of José “Che” Gómez.

With the Tuzos, he played six consecutive seasons in the 1980s. He retired from football in 1991.

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His retirement occurred when Benjamin Fal, then coach of Pachuca, invited him to be part of his coaching staff.

Thus, Sergio Violante put an end to his career as a professional footballer. Violante was close to playing in the top circuit with Querétaro.

However, a car accident cut short his dream after the first game of the final against Correcaminos.

The news of his death has caused a great commotion on social media. Fans and friends have shared messages of condolences and memories.

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Violante always remained close to the fans and the club. His legacy in Pachuca is remembered with affection and respect.

Some of the Pachuca fans remembered the former player fondly and sent their condolences after the sad death of the former Mexican soccer player.

«A man of the house. May he rest in peace.», «Historical Tuzo the Pixie», commented a couple of users on social media.

«Pachuca player, he was also a great fan, a pleasure to listen to him sometimes on radio broadcasts,» the messages continued on Twitter.

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