The death of journalist Silvio Lancelotti, 78, was confirmed this afternoon (13). With the news, colleagues in the profession and writing mourned the loss.
Leo Bartozzi, who was his partner at ESPN, used his social networks to show his affection for the journalist, stressing that he was “a source of inspiration and reference”.
“It is with great sadness that I receive the news of the death of our dear Silvio Lancelotti, an inspiration and reference to the fans of Italian and international football in Brazil. He was our friend for so many mornings, and he gave us the honor of being a colleague at ESPN. Friends of Paz”, Wrote.
In addition to Bartozzi, Auberten Lille also made sure to leave a message for his professional colleague. The commentator made sure to talk about Silvio’s good heart.
“Silvio Lancelotti has left us. A great player in the sports press, he guided Brazilian fans in the world of international football. He was also a magnet in gastronomy and a great baseball fan. And above all, he had a heart the size of his beloved Sicily.” , published.
Jose Traiano was another one who mourned the commentator’s death.
“How many Lancelots died today? The unforgettable commentator of Italian football, the writer, the chef, the music critic, the great storyteller? It was all this and more. Lancelot was a great journalist, an extraordinary heart. Farewell Pratello!” , he wrote on his Twitter.
Lancelotti was the first Brazilian commentator to specialize in international football. The journalist was hospitalized in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the São Paulo hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.
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