Portuguese football player and manager Fernando Albino de Sousa Chalana has passed away.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest talents of his era in Portuguese football, the diminutive left winger’s main asset was his ball control and dribbling skills.
His career, highly troubled by injuries, was mainly spent at Benfica, where he also later worked as a manager.
He helped Portugal reach the semi-finals at Euro 1984 prior to his physical problems.
Other than his main nickname, Chalana was also dubbed Astérix, Chalanix (as his moustache resembled the comic character).
Fernando Chalana Cause Of Death
Fernando Chalana died on August 10, 2022, at the age of 63, due to degenerative disease.
Fernando Chalana Wife
Fernando Chalana was married but his wife was not documented.
Fernando Chalana Children
No information about his children. It’s unknown whether he had kids or not as Fernando Chalana lived a private life.
Fernando Chalana Parents
No records about his parents.
Fernando Chalana Siblings
No records about his siblings.
Fernando Chalana Net Worth
Fernando Chalana has an estimated net worth of $5 million at the time of death in 2022.
Fernando Chalana Funeral
His funeral will be held very soon, arrangements have not been put in place yet.