El Siglo announcement Posted on September 11, 2021 at 05:23:06 PM by Tiger
Pelotari 'Lalo' Elorduy dies in Pachuca
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Talented. Elorduy is remembered for his talent and his delivery.
The death at the age of 60 of the Mexican baseball player Eduardo "Lalo" Elorduy, world runner-up for top basket in 1991, has been remembered with regret in Mexico, where some media have echoed the player's prowess.
Unexpectedly, "Lalo" Elorduy died in Pachuca, the center of the country, and in one of the most heartfelt reflections on the champion's career, the president of the MX Soccer League, Mikel Ariola, recreated one of the most important moments of the career of the defender.
"Lalo was a pelotari who breathed, ate, slept and lived ball, he was not simply a professional athlete, he knew himself as a ball player from a great dynasty and that is why he suffered, enjoyed and thought like a ball player," wrote Arriola, a passionate about Basque pelota. , in the newspaper "Milenio".
According to the manager, who was a friend of Elorduy, the defender was passionate about a sport almost dominated by Basques, and one of his great pride was being the best defender in the world.