Freddy Rincón

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Freddy Eusebio Rincón Valencia (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾeði riŋˈkon]; 14 August 1966 – 13 April 2022) was a Colombian professional footballer. He played 84 games for the Colombia national team between 1990 and 2001. He was born in Buenaventura, Colombia.

At club level he played for Independiente Santa Fé, América de Cali (Colombia), Napoli (Italy), Real Madrid (Spain), Palmeiras, Santos, and Corinthians (Brazil). His playing career lasted from 1986 until 2004.

On 11 April 2022, Rincón was hospitalized with head injuries after being in a car crash in Cali, Colombia.[1] He died two days later from his injuries, aged 55.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Freddy Rincon: Former Colombia captain in critical condition after car crash". BBC.com. 11 April 2022. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  2. "Freddy Rincon: Former Colombia captain dies following car crash". BBC Sport. 14 April 2022. Retrieved 14 April 2022.