The legend of Monarcas Morelia, Omar Trujillo, passes away. Let’s see how he died and Omar Trujillo cause of death in detail.
- The Mexican passed away this Thursday at the age of 44; he also played for Atlas and Tigres.
- The former soccer player was part of Monarcas Morelia for 11 years and in the winter 2000 tournament, he was the Mexican soccer champion.
What happened to Omar Trujillo?
Morelia, Michoacan. The historic 27 from Morelia, the soccer player Omar Trujillo died this Thursday, apparently the victim of a heart attack. The former Morelia mayor was training when he suddenly felt bad and was taken to the hospital. Unfortunately, however, he died a few minutes later. Omar Trujillo was one of the historical players of Monarcas Morelia.
He was always passionate about soccer and especially the team he loved in which he was champion, he dreamed of the team returning to the forefront and was preparing to dive for an opportunity to return some of those joys to the fans.
The former teammate and exporter of Morelia, Moisés Muñoz, lamented the death of the former National team.
Omar Trujillo cause of death
Soccer in Mexico is in grief once more as Omar Trujillo, a former player who won the 2000 championship with Monarcas Morelia, passed away on Thursday night. He passed away at 44 in his home in Michoacán from a massive heart attack.
Social media rumors about the football player’s passing spread, but it was former teammate and writer Moisés Muoz who provided official confirmation.
Omar Trujillo, the captain of Monarcas Morelia and a member of the national team, passed away today, sad news, rest in peace, my dear ‘Teco,’ he wrote in his message.
According to Quadrantín, Trujillo died in his native Morelia, Michoacán, due to cardiac arrest while playing soccer with his friends, according to sources close to the soccer player.
Another of the soccer figures who have spoken after the death of ‘Teco’ was the coach Roberto Hernández Ayala. “I deeply regret the sensitive death of dear Omar Trujillo, a great player, and an excellent person. My deepest condolences to his family and the Monarch fans
Me acaban de informar que mi ex compañero y gran amigo Omar Trujillo capitán de Monarcas Morelia y seleccionado Nacional falleció el día de hoy, triste noticia, descanse en Paz mi querido "Teco" pic.twitter.com/Ba3yoR1nxq
— Moises Muñoz (@MoyMu23) December 2, 2022
Who was Omar Trujillo?
Omar Trujillo was a soccer player who played in teams such as Morelia -where he was champion of the Winter Tournament in 2000-, Atlas, Tigres, and Celaya, a team with which he retired in July 2012.
He made his football debut in 1998 with the red and yellow jersey, and after the victory of the Michoacán team, he began to win the affection of the fans.
In 2004 he became team captain, a position in which he remained until 2009 when he was transferred to Atlas, where he played only 4 games.
After his career as a soccer player, he entered the world of politics, serving as councilor of the Government of Morelia, in the administration of Raúl Morón Orozco, from 2018 to 2021.
Tributes to Omar Trujillo
Omar Trujillo, quien fuera capitán de Monarcas durante varios años, falleció a los 44 años.
Levantó un título con Morelia en el 2000.
— Futbol Picante (@futpicante) December 2, 2022
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