Paco Villa dies after battle with cancer

Paco Villa dies after battle with cancer
Paco Villa dies after battle with cancer

The world of Mexican sports communication is in mourning. This Wednesday, May 1 Paco Villa died at 54 years of age after a long battle against cancer.

At noon TUDN reported the death of the sports commentator who He lost his life after a battle with cancer which was detected in December 2022.

“Paco Villa. Thank you for every transmission, thank you for all your stories. But above all, thanks to you, for all the emotions you transmitted to us, for your friendship, your affection and your passion. You are our legend, we will always love you. Rest in peace”

Went to end of 2022 when the narrator was detected with cancer. Villa himself reported that It was in the middle of the World Cup in Qatar when he was diagnosed with leukemia, so he immediately had to undergo treatment.

“I tell you that I am in treatment for a aggressive cancer and advanced that they detected me during the World Cup in Qatar. They detected it in a hospital in Doha, specifically during the first days. I am now between the tenth and eleventh week with chemicals, I want to tell you that I am doing well, I feel stronger every day, that I am grateful for so many things that I have received in my life,” he said in a message on Instagram.

Paco Villa had a long career in the media, punctually forging his career on Televisa. In this company he covered Liga MX finals and World Cups. ’s Cups, Olympic Games, among other major sporting events.

Likewise, he will also be remembered for his love for Cruz Azul and its legendary stories of Mexican soccer, including when the Machine was champion in 2021.

The last time he was seen in public was mid April when he participated in a Cruz Azul Podcast where they were accompanied by Emmanuel Villa and Adrián Esparza. Rest in Peace Francisco Javier Villa Escoboza.

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