Argentina, in tears: the most famous fan of the national team, also awarded by FIFA , died

One of the most famous supporters in the world of football, the Argentine “Tula“, awarded at the gala “FIFA The Best” from 2022 and known for his iconic big drum, died on Wednesday at the age of 83, Rosario Central, his favorite club, announced.

Carlos Pascual, Argentina's biggest fan

Carlos Pascual, nicknamed “Tula“, and his impressive drum have accompanied the Argentina team to 13 editions of the World Cup, the last one in Qatar in 2022, witnessing the three world titles won by the national team”Whitish“, in 1978, 1986 and 2022.

A year ago, “Tula” received the Supporters' Award in person at the FIFA Gala, on behalf of the Argentine fans, because he “captivated the whole world” at the 2022 World Cup, “creating a warm and colorful atmosphere and bringing a boost of energy to his team“, according to FIFA.

Argentina was a little sad, and the team brought immense joy to the people” he stated at the time “Tula“, addressing “greetings to all football fans in the world. The passion for football is extraordinary“, he added.

He was present at his first World Cup in Germany, in 1974, the year in which he made a name for himself, posing with the then president Juan Domingo Peron, who took and gave as a gift the instrument that became famous and with which he provided the musical background for many electoral rallies, being a convinced Peronist.

Rosario Central Atletico Club mourned the passing of “Tula“, a supporter who carried the passion “the goldenworldwide“, the club sent on its X account.