He was 39 years old and Covid defeated him. Lucas Pereira died this weekend from complications from the virus. The Brazilian was hospitalized for four days with cardiac arrest. He died at his home in Brazil, a country where the virus has already claimed more than 500,000 lives. “Our friend Lucas Pereira lost the match against Covid. This message plunges the club into immense sadness, as the character celebrated souls in human and sporting terms, ”reacted AC Ajaccio, the club where the Brazilian spent four seasons.
Lucas Pereira arrived in Ajaccio in 2004 when he was only 22 years old. He came straight from Brazil where he debuted. Under the Corsican sun, Lucas Pereira scored 24 goals in 97 games, including one that the Corsicans still remember in a derby against neighbor Bastia in 2008. He then went to South Korea to pursue his career before doing a bit of freelancing in Qatar. , Brazil and Greece. He retired in 2012.
Back home, he was the leader of his training club Ponte Preta in the second division. He took care of the translations. “Lucas, rest in peace, Bear forever!” ”Wrote again in Corsican AC Ajaccio in his press release.