The Club regrets the loss of Julio Humberto Grondona, president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA)
10:00PM Tuesday 29 Jul
FC Barcelona regrets the passing away of Julio Humberto Grondona, President of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and first vice-president of FIFA, who died today at the age of 82. Grondona, who has led Argentine football since 1979, has been a key figure in the development of the beautiful game in a country that historically has maintained a close relationship with our organisation.
Through these lines, the Club would like to offer its most sincere condolences to the family of the deceased.