On Monday afternoon, the former goalkeeper of Club Leon and the Mexican National Team, Antonio ‘Tota’ Carbajal, was hospitalized in Leon.
The family of the former player confirmed that Don Toño is in the hospital as a precaution, due to a sudden increase in blood pressure. After the first evaluations, he declared that the state of health is good and that more medical tests have to be carried out to carry out the main questions.
According to relatives consulted by SoyFiera, La Tota is out of danger and he will likely be released this Tuesday since everything depends on his development.
“(Don Toño Carbajal) is stuck, at the moment they are doing some studies, but it’s the end,” said a SoyFiera consultant relative.
Total Carbajal legend of Mexican football.
António Carbajal came from Real España to Club Leone and immediately earned a place in what was already the premier Mexican soccer team in what was then called the Major League.
He won the title in the 1951-1952 season and 1955-1956, in addition to attending the 1954, 1958, 1962, and 1966 World Cups. Those teams, which were added to Brazil in 1950, made him the first player to play 5. World Cup
He retired in 1966, just after the World Cup in England, and began coaching Leon, Unión de Curtidores, and Atlético Morelia for a long time.
The goalkeeper and also the former technical director, who is now 93 years old, recently appeared in a tribute ceremony held by the municipal government of Legion.
On April 25, Antonio Carbajal received the recognition “Sum de Leone” from the Municipal Government, for his work with young people amid “La Búsqueda” rehabilitation.
“Young people are always in the face. My conversation is with the rudest when it is most inappropriate and we gradually put them on the hook, as it is commonly said, “Then Carbajal”. , but here we will help them to advance”.
In addition, the former player received the “ego de Leon” recognition from the mayoress, Alejandra Gutiérrez Campos.
“La Tota” is 93 years old and as a footballer, he has won five World Cups, from Brazil in 1950 to England in 1966, passing through the championship of Switzerland in 1954, Sweden in 1958, and Chile in 1962.