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Former Villarreal player Franco Acosta found dead, aged 25

Mon 08 March 2021 | 18:18

The Uruguayan Franco Acosta, a former Villarreal and Racing Santander player, was found dead on Monday after he disappeared on Saturday while trying to swim across the Arroyo Pando in the Department of Canelones.

Acosta

had a five-year spell at

Villarreal

between 2015 and 2020. He was loaned to

Racing Santander

in the 2017-18 season.

He then enjoyed loan spells at Uruguayan clubs

Boston River

and

Plaza Colonia

before signing permanently with

Atenas

last year.

Acosta had been a star at youth level for his nation – scoring 12 goals in 15 appearances for the Under-17 side and six goals at Under-20 level, but he never got the chance to feature for the first team.


source: SportMob